Mysteries and myths of reading and their relevance for East Asia

This presentation will cover

  • Challenges of reading acquisition by lower-income students
  • How the brain learns to read, and its implications for instruction
  • Perceptual and cognitive challenges of Asian syllabic scripts
  • Instructional and research implications for improving learning outcomes in east Asia, particularly for lower-income students
  • Measuring reading fluency in east Asian countries, prospects for inexpensive testing

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by Helen Abadzi; The World Bank

Helen Abadzi
Global Partnership for Education, The World Bank
May 25, 2012
Bangkok