Steve Reder is preparing a short paper for the Institute on low level adult readers who took the PIAAC Reading Components segment. Early bird deadline May 1, 2014.
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Neuro-imaging is helping us describe more accurately what happens in the brain when reading ability does not develop normally, but we can still not explain why, says Dr. Kenneth Pugh. The renowned cognitive neuroscientist gave a public lecture on "Neurobiological Studies of Reading Development and Reading Disability" at the Montreal Children's Hospital for Family Literacy Day 2014. See the lecture on video.
This report documents a study that aimed to evaluate Writers in the Community (WIC), a community-based literacy project for at-risk youth in Montreal, run in partnership by the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF) and The Centre for Literacy.
You can now view the recording of this webinar, in which Patrick Bussière, co-leader of Canada's PIAAC team, described the similarities and differences in design and purpose between PISA and PIAAC and suggested why it could be of interest to compare the results from the two surveys as we move forward.