Harvard Graduate School of Education
The READS lab is a university-based research initiative dedicated to improving children’s literacy at scale; creating relevant, rigorous, and replicable science; and advancing systemic equity through collective action with teachers and education leaders.
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Learn about our research-based summer reading intervention for children in 2nd through 5th grade at risk of experiencing summer learning loss. We invite you to access our free summer learning modules to learn how to implement our summer learning program in your school.
READS Lab in the news . . . An interview with Dr. Jimmy Kim
"There's much debate in the literacy world about what's the best way to teach children to read. With two out of three children struggling to learn to read, the nation is questioning what actually works. Harvard Professor James Kim discusses why learning to read is so challenging and shares how his latest model called MORE offers another way."