Susan and Dr. Bruce McCandliss, a professor in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University, chat about combining neuroscience with education. How does neuroscience help us understand the changes going on in the brain of a child learning to read? Why do some children struggle so profoundly? He shares his research into focusing the student’s attention on letters and sounds versus on the word as a whole.
“Teachers play a huge role in shaping brain development for reading.”
“This is where education and neuroscience are coming together to create a dialogue in the space of how we support children.”
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