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Features of Structured Literacy
Features of Structured Literacy

Reading and the Myth of Visual Memorization

Dr. Louisa Moats, author of the LETRS professional development program for teachers, says that while reading looks like a visual memorization activity, it's actually a language processing task — and it's quite complex. But with the advantage of evidence-based research, educators have tremendous insight into how that process unfolds and the ways it should inform their reading instruction at all levels.

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