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The Goal of Instruction is Autonomous Learning

The purpose of reading instruction is to teach learners to be able to progress when they are reading on their own – when they are reading in-between instructional sessions. Learners who don’t read enough between instructional sessions don’t progress. In terms of the “practice” required to advance in reading, the number of words read during […]

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Part 3: Decoding Confusion – The Bottleneck to Progress in Reading

A short but deep journey into the root cause of reading difficulties and a new way of thinking about how to support children and adults who are learning to read and/or reading to learn.

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Part 1 – A Brief Tour Through Decades of U.S. Reading Scores

See for yourself. Despite all the hype about reading, despite the thousands of research studies, the billions spent trying to improve instruction, and the trillions lost as a consequence, reading scores in America today are virtually the same as they were when we started keeping data.

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Introducing the FREE Online Learning Support Net (OLSN)

Imagine a future in which ANY person regardless of their age, language, reading skill, or knowledge level, can click ANY online word and instantly get the personalized help they need to learn to r-e-a-d and understand it.

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Re: “AtoZ” PBS-Nova Episode and Children of the Code

RECOMMENDATION: Watch it: PBS Nova: At to Z: The First Alphabet (released 9/23/20) This beautifully well done @PBS @Nova documentary, A to Z: The First Alphabet, outlines how writing developed from pictographs to rebuses to hieroglyphs to the alphabet.  It parallels and improves on aspects of our video the “Alphabet’s Big Bang” (the second segment […]

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CHALLENGING THE ASSUMPTION

Join us May 28th at 2:15 for “Flipping Learning to Read” at the “Straight Talk by the Experts” virtual conference. Attendance is just $10 which will be donated to helping Covid heroes. For more information: https://www.implicity.org/straighttalk.htm

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HELP COVID 19 HEROES – JOIN US LIVE FOR “FLIPPING LEARNING TO READ”

HELP COVID 19 HEROES – JOIN US LIVE FOR “FLIPPING LEARNING TO READ”

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Right now. This c-o-d-e, MY words, YOUR mind?

How is it that as your eyes look at this c-o-d-e YOUR inner voice speaks MY words? Do you have a good understanding of how your brain does this? How your brain, like an MP3 player “runs” this c-o-d-e, and “plays” my words into your mind? If you don’t understand reading as an “artificially” seeded, […]

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Embedding Interactive Orthography

Webpages – Articles – Stories – Lessons – Guides – Manuals – Courses – Journals – Blogs – Ezines – Tests – Epubs – Surveys – Assessments – Newsletters – Advertisements – Announcements. QUESTION 1: If people with lower literacy skills or limited English could read your content would they enjoy or benefit from doing so? QUESTION […]

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Paradigm Inertia In Reading Science and Policy – Part 3: Learning Disabled Science

Back to Part 2: A Warning Shot from the Bush Administration Everyone we interviewed agreed: a significant component of the challenge of learning to read (English) is recognizing unfamiliar words fast enough to keep comprehension primed and flowing.   What most challenges the brain and causes the processing delays that “stutter” the flow of reading, […]

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