Reading comprehension, world knowledge and acquisition of new information

Reading comprehension, world knowledge and acquisition of new information

Reading comprehension, world knowledge and acquisition of new information How do we comprehend the information we are reading? World knowledge is an essential component of reading comprehension. Every text takes for granted the readers’ familiarity with a whole range of unspoken and unwritten facts about the cultural and natural worlds. A well-educated 12th-grader knows an

Continue Reading →

Method to improve reading comprehension

Evotextos to improve reading comprehension

 Evotextos’ method to improve reading comprehension Method presentation Welcome to the world of “evotextos” or “evolutive texts”. Is an original method to improve reading comprehension, created by Dr.J.Guilera. This method is subjected to the author’s rights and recognized by “Generalitat de Catalunya” as a scientific work. In that method we have tried to create four

Continue Reading →

Indicadores de dislexia durante la Educación Infantil

Mathematics, Reading comprehension and Word decoding

Mathematics, Reading comprehension and Word decoding Mathematical skills and Reading skills: How are they related? Mathematics is related to different kind of reading skills like decodification of words and reading comprehension. In the study of Harlaar, Kovas, Dale, Petrill & Plomin, (2012), the authors stated that decoding skills (word recognition) are distinct from reading comprehension,

Continue Reading →

Teoría de la mente: qué es, como funciona con autistas y principales consecuencias

Surface dyslexia or developmental dyslexia

Surface dyslexia Surface dyslexia or developmental dyslexia is a dyslexia subtype related to a bad visual, lexical or direct functioning (Boder, 1973). To compensate those visual deficits, these children tend to read using the phonological via. This via allows them to read words from their smallest pieces, syllables, that means they are unable to read

Continue Reading →