Journal article

Neuroscience Meets Reading Recovery

B Raban

Journal of Reading Recovery | Reading Recovery Council of North America | Published : 2017

Abstract

In a previous article (Raban, 2014), it was reported that developmental scientists argue that “knowledge from brain research does not lead to any specific or particular outcomes for education at this time” (p. 46). As Bruer (1997) points out, neuroscience is still in its infancy and while the bridge between education and cognitive psychology has a long tradition, the bridge between education and neuroscience is a more recent endeavor and less well developed. This discussion reviews current understandings of interesting implications of neuroscience for teachers of literacy and links these understandings to instructional suggestions offered by Marie Clay in the 2016 second edition of Literacy ..

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