Easy, Lessons for the English Language Learner
These new discoveries offer a glimpse into the future of reading reform, in which classroom instruction would be based on an intimate scientific understanding of how the brain works.
"In the past, educational methods . . . have never been based on neuroscience or any research based on an understanding of how the brain actually learns," said UCLA neuropsychologist Susan Y. Bookheimer, who studies language disorders and the brain. "This is something fundamentally different."