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April 8, 2015

MCPER Executive Director Sharon Vaughn was among a panel of researchers who lent their expertise to a new publication by Intentional Futures and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that explores learning science and its application to literacy education. Learning Science & Literacy: Useful Background for Learning Designers summarizes some core principles of learning science and serves as a precursor to a larger conversation on "improving student outcomes in literacy, particularly when it comes to older students who have already mastered the basics of phonics and decoding" set for a later date. For more information, download Learning Science & Literacy.