Category Reading Comprehension

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

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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,

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Reading strategies, keywords and metacomprehension

Reading strategies, keywords and metacomprehension

Reading strategies, keywords and metacomprehension Metacomprehension is the ability to monitor understanding of texts. Working on this ability might be a good technique to improve reading comprehension. In the study of de Bruin et al. (2011), they demonstrated that select keyword after a first reading is a good strategy to improve metacomprehension. These improvements were greater

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Reading Comprehension and ADHD: is there a problem in processing speed or low working memory?

Reading Comprehension and ADHD Low processing speed or low working memory? Low reading comprehension and ADHD are two of the main causes of scholar failure. Although low reading comprehension is frequent among students, it is a strong problem especially when it is associated with ADHD. Children with ADHD tend to have deficits in processing speed

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Reading comprehension, acquisition of new information and world knowledge

Reading comprehension in adolescents with ADHD: What factors mediate between ADHD and low reading comprehension?

Reading comprehension in adolescents with ADHD: What factors mediate between ADHD and low reading comprehension? In the study of Martinussen & Mackenzie (2015), they tried to demonstrate that adolescents with ADHD are likely to score lower than their peers on standardised tests of reading comprehension. Furthermore, comparing ADHD children high and low reading comprehension; they found out that these last

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