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- Omniglot online encyclopedia – intriguing information about different writing systems
- International Reading Association – several topics on reading, focusing on educators
- Steven Pinker discussing his book, The Sense of Style, on ways we can put cognitive science to work to help improve our own writing. Scientific American
- Children of the Code – a comprehensive approach to the challenges involved in learning to read, along with several resources
- Research on effective reading techniques – teaching kids to read science writing effectively. Scientific American
- Purdue OWL – still one of the best resources online to help improve your own academic writing. See the non-Purdue section, too. Also, check out resources through your institution’s library or academic skills center.
- Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) – a government information sharing site for literacy resources. Consider becoming a literacy tutor in your own community – search for local volunteer opportunities.
- The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity – a research and advocacy center for those with dyslexia.
- One article on the cursive handwriting controversy, as cursive is now not required for Common Core standards. The Huffington Post.