Jennifer Buckingham | Senior Research Fellow
Centre For Independent Studies | Australia

Jennifer Buckingham, Senior Research Fellow, Centre For Independent Studies


EduBUILD Day 1 @ 16:40

How children learn to read: Science vs straw men

  • Reading is a complex cognitive skill that is relatively new in the context of human evolution.
  • Education and cognitive science research has provided a remarkably detailed understanding of how reading develops in the brain, and the teaching methods that are most likely to be effective.
  • In this session, Dr Buckingham will outline the scientific evidence on reading and debunk some common myths.
last published: 24/Apr/19 06:26 GMT

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