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  • New Thoughts on “The Reading Mind”

    Literacy is an astonishing accomplishment of human societies. In each generation, that capacity must be rebuilt in each wonderfully distinctive young human’s mind.

    I’ve just finished Daniel Willingham’s short, potent 2017 research synthesis, The Reading Mind, and I’m a bit dizzy from thinking about all the elements that combine into fluent reading.

    Nevertheless, I want to share…