Tag Archives: Reading

CAP: Advancing Technology and Practice for Learning Reading and Writing Skills in Secondary Science Education

7/01/2016-6/30/2018 PI: Rebecca Passonneau Pennsylvania State Univ University Park Award Details The proposed workshop brings together researchers and educators to discuss how to advance technology and practice to better promote secondary school science literacy. There is a clear need for new directions in science literacy. Over the past decade, the National Center for Education Statistics […]

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Interactive Dialog Agents for Social Language Development and Listening Comprehension

10/01/2017-12/31/2018 PIs: Marilyn Walker, University of California-Santa Cruz (Award Details) Michael Neff, Emily Solari, University of California-Davis (Award Details) Practicing oral language skills supports children’s later ability to process written text. Low socioeconomic status children receive lower levels of quality home language input, which negatively affects language development. Many children already suffer from a significant […]