Review: Author Wolf Brings Readers Home

Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World
by Maryanne Wolf
Dear Fellow Readers,

I must admit my bias toward Reader Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf. What joy I found in those pages! It is organized into a series of personal letters, inviting her readers to ponder the complexity of the reading brain and reconsider our view of the reading process as we yield to our digital future. I was inspired to shift my thinking about how I read. I grew up with undiagnosed dyslexia and ADHD and anticipated that this research-based text would be unreadable, but instead, these engaging letters validated my reading experiences and those of my students. I hope that you, as an educator or a parent, will be en...

 

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About Cynthia Z. Hansen

Cynthia Z. Hansen, M.Ed., ET/P, is an educational therapist/professional in private practice, and a gifted education consultant. She has California Professional Certifications in Gifted and Talented Education and Twice-Exceptional Education. Cindy is an award-winning educator, a SENG Model Parent Group Facilitator, and the President of Tri-County GATE Council serving Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties in California. She is on the advisory board of The G Word, a film about giftedness due for release in 2022, and has been on the boards of the Association for Educational Therapy and California Association for the Gifted. She is currently a Doctoral Student in Cognitive Diversity in Education at the Bridges Graduate School in Studio City, CA.