Program Uses Neuroscience Research to ‘Unlock a Reading Brain’

READ 180 Universal, a new intervention program recently announced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), uses leading neuroscience research to help students in-need read better. “Recent advances in neuroimaging have yielded increased insight into patterns and behaviors in the brains of struggling readers. These insights have allowed cognitive scientists to pinpoint areas that have the most influence over various literacy functions,” HMH said in a statement. “READ 180 Universal uses this research, as well as advances in adaptive learning technology, to create customized instructional paths for students that focus on growth activities in the areas of the brain most in need of development.” Described by HMH as “intensive reading intervention,” it says the program has been proven to have positive effects on reading achievement. According to its statement, the program uses…


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