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Mark Seidenberg To Receive HolliS Scarborough Award at 3/9 SYMPOSIUM

Mark Seidenberg Research to Practice Symposium

Dr. Mark Seidenberg, author of the book Language at the Speed of Sight, will be this year's recipient of the Hollis Scarborough Award at AIM's 8th annual Research to Practice Symposium on March 9.

The award, presented to and named after Reading Rope creator Dr. Hollis Scarborough for the first time last year, recognizes a researcher whose work on the science of reading acquisition has deepened our understanding of the complexity of reading proficiency and has inspired others to pursue related research.

We look forward to welcoming Dr. Seidenberg, a presenter at our symposium in 2018, back to AIM in March.

Symposium Speakers 2020


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"AIM Institute's Research to Practice Symposium is not to be missed. It is both informative and transformative. AIM provides an excellent opportunity for educators to engage with each other at the important intersection of research and practice. As a principal supervisor, I value AIM as a critical forum to help my principals bring important research to the forefront of their teacher's instructional practice."
– Dr. Richard Jeffrey Rhodes, Assistant Superintendent - Neighborhood Network 9, The School District of Philadelphia

Emily Hanford Joins 2020 Research Symposium Speaker Roster


APM Reports Senior Producer Emily Hanford, creator of last year's Hard Words report that launched a national conversation about the science of reading, has joined the list of speakers and researchers participating in our 8th Annual Research to Practice Symposium on Monday, March 9.

Hanford, whose follow up report At a Loss for Words: What's Wrong With How Schools Teach Reading was released on August 22, will join former IDA President Nancy Hennessy in a Fireside Chat discussing bridging the gap between research and practice.

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