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Understanding The Factors That Affect Children’s Reading Comprehension Skills

Provided by the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
An education research team studies what factors affect children's ability to build reading comprehension skills during early childhood, such as literacy in the home, language used at school and innate aptitude for understanding language. Based on those findings, researchers will develop classroom activities designed to boost students' comprehension skills in pre-kindergarten through third grade. The primary grades are ideal for intervention because children's language skills are malleable and growing rapidly
Provided by the University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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