Girls show better reading and writing ability than boys as early as 4th grade. It gets worse after that.
at grade level
How can the spacing of letters in words be used to help young children who are having difficulty learning to read?
Kids from low-income families are exposed to fewer words, but the fact is, vocabulary remains smaller than peers even after school starts.
Childhood immigration in Canada, esp. with rising refugees there, has sent educators looking for answers on how to best educate them.
Literacy is a foundation for all learning, and Md. public schools have their share of $45 million coming from the feds to boost literacy skills.
We can deny it, but test after test (whether valid or not) shows boys score well in higher math and girls in elementary reading. What to do?
Esp. for African-American boys, storytelling ability seems linked to the trajectory of reading achievement in elementary school.
If elementary students get good vision screenings, some research suggests they may experience better academic outcomes.
Reading and spelling difficulties could play an important role in determining what special education services young students may need.
A London study has used a genetic scoring technique to predict reading performance throughout school years from DNA alone.