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Defending the "D" Word ... Dyslexia
Posted on October 5, 2017
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Literacy
  • Struggling Readers

Henry Ward Beecher once said, a word is a “peg to hang ideas on.” A single word can conjure a host of meanings and associations. “Dyslexia” is such a word. In the last couple of years, well-known and respected researchers have been arguing that it is time to do away with the “D word.”

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How Teacher Talk Affects Student Vocabulary Growth
Posted on January 6, 2016
  • Dr. Louisa Moats
Tags
  • Dyslexia
  • Education Technology
  • Literacy
  • Reading Intervention
  • Struggling Readers
  • Struggling Students

Rather than focusing on text reading this month, let’s turn our attention to one of the critical components of language necessary for comprehension: vocabulary.

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