#16- Dr. J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., and Literacy

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April 7, 2020

Dr. J. Richard Gentry, Ph.D., joins us to kick of Literacy month at edu-Me. He shares his research that enlightens us on how reading to your child actually helps their success in school. He is an independent researcher, author, educational consultant, former university professor, reading center director, and elementary school teacher. He is the author of 17 books including the recently released Brain Words: How the Science of Reading Informs Teaching (Stenhouse, 2019) co-authored with Canadian psychologist Gene Ouellette. Richard speaks nationally and internationally at educational conferences and blogs for Psychology Today. He earned his Elementary Education degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Ph.D. in Reading Education from the University of Virginia.

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