Students may find a topic difficult to understand if their background knowledge doesn't pass a certain threshold, but a quick test can help identify those students who are at risk of falling behind.
Students who consistently receive individualized reading instruction from first through third grade become better readers than those who don’t, researchers find.
A brain-imaging study challenges a common understanding of dyslexia, showing that the reading difficulties associated with dyslexia are not related to IQ.
Math and reading ability at age 7 are linked with socioeconomic status several decades later, over and above associations with intelligence, education, and childhood socioeconomic status.
Researchers identify a training program that could help children who are able to read text aloud but have difficulties understanding what they've read.
A twin study suggests a significant interaction between parents’ years of education and the heritability of reading disability.