How Psychological Science Informs the Teaching of Reading

@article{Rayner2001HowPS,
  title={How Psychological Science Informs the Teaching of Reading},
  author={Keith Rayner and Barbara R. Foorman and Carlo Perfetti and David Pesetsky and Mark S. Seidenberg},
  journal={Psychological Science in the Public Interest},
  year={2001},
  volume={2},
  pages={31 - 74}
}
This monograph discusses research, theory, and practice relevant to how children learn to read English. After an initial overview of writing systems, the discussion summarizes research from developmental psychology on children's language competency when they enter school and on the nature of early reading development. Subsequent sections review theories of learning to read, the characteristics of children who do not learn to read (i.e., who have developmental dyslexia), research from cognitive… 

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