Episode 6: Deconstructing the Reading Rope: Background knowledge with Susan Neuman

Join Susan Neuman, professor of childhood and literacy education at the Steinhardt School at New York University, in the sixth episode of our Deconstructing the Reading Rope series as she explains the important link between background knowledge and reading comprehension in the Science of Reading and shares her five research-based principles to build knowledge networks in literacy instruction. She also highlights the connection between speech and reading, and previews her upcoming studies on the role of cross-media connections in children’s learning.