Educational Neuroscience for Literacy Teachers

Educational Neuroscience for Literacy Teachers: Research-backed Methods and Practices for Effective Reading Instruction

Hardback Published on: 21/04/2023
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Synopsis

Bridging the world of reading instruction and applied cognitive neuroscience, this book presents research-backed reading instructional methods and explains how they can be understood through the lens of brain processes.

Dispelling myths about neuroscience, Spence and Mitra explore how brain-based research informs literacy research in a way that is clear and accessible to pre-service teachers. Chapters address theories of reading, social-emotional learning, phonological processes, embodiment, multilingualism, reading comprehension, and more. Featuring examples of instruction and consistent "Did you know?" and "Food for thought" sections, readers will come away with a greater understanding of the reading brain and how neuroscience can facilitate effective instruction.

Delving into the extent to which neuroscience can underpin reading research, this text is ideal for pre-service teachers, educators, and students in the fields of language arts and literacy, as well as cognitive neuroscience.

  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781032187785
  • Number of pages: 198
  • Weight: 421g
  • Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm

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