A content young man is listening to his favorite movie. He is also listening to a repetitive sound that will be a marker to see how his brain works. A research team at Northwestern, headed by Neurobiologist Nina Kraus, has found a biomarker to predict reading success. Sounds like science fiction, right? Well listen to the research and you may be convinced.
Originally from New York City, State College has become my home during the completion of my B.S. degree, Global and International Studies, and Master of International Affairs degree.
The best teachers are constant learners. In line with that axiom, an enthusiastic group of tutor recruits joined together to start their summer at our New Tutor Training in late May.
English literacy is very important to Zull-kifuly Moumouni, whose goal is to create an education center in his home community in Benin, Africa
Do you have a friend whose glass is always half full, who always makes lemon-aide out of lemons?
Every Tuesday and Thursday over the past winter, a group of 15 adult learners of English filled a classroom at Mid-State Literacy Council.
If a community is fortunate enough to be the home of such generous, personable, and kind-hearted people as Ron and Mary Maxwell, then it should reserve a time to celebrate them.
A very important concept for getting a reluctant reader to want to read is how a book looks. This is the importance of design. The five features are: book shape and size; binding, dust jacket, cover and end papers; page layout; typography; and paper and ink.
What do Fred McKissack and Albert Einstein have in common? I think you will be surprised but this is my daily mantra. Read this quote and you will understand why you need to rush right out to your library and get one of Patricia and Fred McKissack’s books, Goin’ Someplace Special.