• Science of Reading

    This page contains resources for families and the community who want to learn more about the science of reading and how RCPS teaches students how to read.

    Research about how students learn how to read, why some have difficulty, and how educators can most effectively teach reading is known as the "science of reading." This important research includes how the brain learns to read and which methods for teaching reading have been shown to be effective. 

    How Students Learn How to Read

    Download an introduction to the science of reading, or watch the video below to discover how students learn how to read.

Science of Reading Videos

  • How We Learn How to Read

  • Structured Literacy for Parents

  • Scarborough's Reading Rope

  • Want to Learn More?

    Use the links below to access podcasts, articles, websites, and videos that dive deeper into the Science of Reading.