Learning to Read Does Not End in Fourth Grade | Learning Languages | Scoop.it
Word-processing skills develop even past fifth grade


A new study published in the journal Developmental Science questions that assumption, showing that children are still learning to read past fourth and even fifth grade.


The shift to automatic word-processing, in which the brain recognizes whether a group of symbols constitutes a word within milliseconds, allowing fluid reading that helps the reader focus on the content of the text rather than on the words, may occur later than previously thought.


Via Mel Riddile