Although there is an enormous amount of information, the simplicity of the language, the chronology of reading development, and the suggested practices or strategies at various stages create a comprehensive, meaningful, and relevant text.
"Provides a solid analysis, based on brain research, of how the brain functions as children learn new reading skills. The authors then take it a step further by illustrating concrete instructional practices that provide learning opportunities for all students."
"An absolute must-read, must-understand,and must-dofor all primary teachers and principals. Nevills and Wolfe'sbook addresses the difficult issues of diagnosis and intervention with early readers before they begin to struggle.”
"A unique resource that provides a biological foundation for effective reading strategies. It is a valuable resource for any educator."
"The research information is powerful for educators to interpret for practical, everyday use and can be supplemented with current reading curriculum.”
“I devoured this book! The book makes research come alive and accessible whether you are new to literacy work or have been immersed in it for years!”
“Besides providing comprehensible information on neuroscience and learning, the book gives many excellent strategies and ideas for working with a variety of readers from emergent literacy through third grade. I highly recommend this book for all educators at all age levels.”
“This is an amazing resource for all persons interested in improving their instructional practice or understanding of how the young child’s brain is wired for reading, and how tapping into strategic reading practices will promote comprehension, fluency, and reading enjoyment. The authors make the most current research in neuroscience and reading engaging and interesting. This well-constructed book is one of my favorites!”