Science of Reading: The Podcast

S2-E07. Research, comprehension, and content-rich literacy instruction: Sonia Cabell

December 02, 2020 Amplify Education Season 2 Episode 7
Science of Reading: The Podcast
S2-E07. Research, comprehension, and content-rich literacy instruction: Sonia Cabell
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Science of Reading: The Podcast
S2-E07. Research, comprehension, and content-rich literacy instruction: Sonia Cabell
Dec 02, 2020 Season 2 Episode 7
Amplify Education

Join Sonia Cabell, Assistant Professor of Education at Florida State University, as she shares findings from her research trials on content-rich literacy curricula and whether activating students’ background knowledge alongside explicit phonics instruction is more effective than traditional approaches. She also explains what constitutes “compelling evidence” in the science of reading and why students need to interact with both written and spoken language while learning to read.

Quotes:

“The knowledge that you have about a particular subject matters for your reading comprehension.”

“When I think about content-rich English language arts, I think about how we can integrate science and social studies into the language arts in ways that make sense.”

Resources:

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Show Notes

Join Sonia Cabell, Assistant Professor of Education at Florida State University, as she shares findings from her research trials on content-rich literacy curricula and whether activating students’ background knowledge alongside explicit phonics instruction is more effective than traditional approaches. She also explains what constitutes “compelling evidence” in the science of reading and why students need to interact with both written and spoken language while learning to read.

Quotes:

“The knowledge that you have about a particular subject matters for your reading comprehension.”

“When I think about content-rich English language arts, I think about how we can integrate science and social studies into the language arts in ways that make sense.”

Resources:

 Want to discuss the episode? Join our Facebook group Science of Reading: The Community.