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Cognitive Skills are Major Factors in Reading Ability

While many educators still see reading as a matter of decoding and fluency practice, the reading process is far more complex. A new report from Digital Promise report cites cognitive skills, social-emotional learning, and student background information, in addition to traditional language and literacy skills, as essential for reading.

Working Memory Limits Affect College Students’ Reading

A researcher from the University of Alberta describes the problem this way, “The students invest most of their time on reading and they forget the meaning.  They read and they