Iowa Reading Research Center

A new vision for literacy research in iowa

The purpose of the Iowa Reading Research Center is to improve the literacy proficiency of PK-12 students. To that end, the Center will conduct research in practical settings in order to evaluate the effectiveness of literacy practices and the usefulness of assessments for guiding literacy instruction. All efforts of the Center will be conducted in collaboration with educators, parents, community representatives, and policy makers. Results will have a direct application to literacy policy and education in Iowa.


Connecting Adolescents with their Geographically Separated Parents

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Why Should We Continue to Teach Spelling?

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Can Teacher Read-Alouds Affect Bilingual Learning Retention?

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