Brain waves show learning to read does not end in 4th grade, contrary to popular theory

21 julio 2014

Teachers-in-training have long been taught that fourth grade is when students stop learning to read and start reading to learn. But a new study tested the theory by analyzing brain waves and found that fourth-graders do not experience a change in automatic word processing, a crucial component of the reading shift theory. Instead, some types of word processing become automatic before fourth grade, while others don’t switch until after fifth.
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/LAe5a58R4WA/140721100327.htm

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