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Nervous About Numbers

Math anxiety is not given as much attention as reading difficulties, but research shows that it can be equally detrimental to achievement. ... More>


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Meet the APS Board for 2014–2015

APS welcomes the 2014–2015 Board of Directors. ... More>


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Decoding Words on a Page

As we read, subtle eye movements trigger a chain of neurological events that help us understand the text. APS William James Fellow Keith Rayner shares his foundational research on this critical process. ... More>


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Fostering Budding Writers

Two scientists explore the difficulties of teaching writing skills — and offer some suggestions for the classroom. ... More>


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Tips From a Self-Taught Teacher

Many graduate programs prepare students to be good researchers but not necessarily good teachers, says Justin J. Lehmiller. He offers suggestions to prepare his peers for the classroom. ... More>