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Why is Reading Comprehension so Difficult?

March 13 @ 6:30 am - 1:30 pm MDT


Why is Reading Comprehension So Difficult to Comprehend?

We look forward to our 11th annual Research to Practice Symposium which will examine the complexity of reading comprehension and provide educators insights for classroom practice.

Nancy Hennessy, whose book, The Reading Comprehension Blueprint: Helping Students Make Meaning from Text, provides readers with a deeper understanding of reading comprehension and recommendations for developing evidence-based instruction, will be the moderator for this day of literacy learning.

Join moderator, Nancy Hennessy, author of The Reading Comprehension Blueprint, and the panel of presenters:

Hollis Scarborough Award Recipient: Dr. Laurie Cutting, Associate Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Vanderbilt University

  • Dr. Hugh Catts, Director of FSU School of Communication Science & Disorders, Florida Center for Reading & Research
  • Dr. Amy Elleman, Director, Literacy Studies Ph.D. Program, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Dr. Tiffany Hogan, Director of the Speech and Language (SAiL) Literacy Lab, MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • Dr. Lakeisha Johnson, Assistant Professor, School of Communication Science Disorders, Florida State University and Creator of Maya’s Book Nook.

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AIM Institute for Learning & Research
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