Being a good reader correlates with good performance in science. Well, it would wouldn’t it? Reading scores correlate well with performance in most subjects. But it would be naive to think that improving reading ability would improve performance in science.
It is hard to learn science through reading, which is presumably why we don’t do it often in class. If you want a learner to understand and learn a complex concept, you are unlikely to set a text. This isn’t what reading is good for, at least for most of us.
In this post I will describe three effective and efficient uses of reading in…
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