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Teaching reading is rocket science. What expert teachers of reading should know and be able to do

This report is an update to the original Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science published over 20 years ago. It is acknowledged that, although some progress has been made in teaching reading effectively, too few at-risk, disadvantaged, and minority students become proficient readers. The report outlines the knowledge that undergirds successful reading instruction and concludes with recommendations for the professional preparation of all teachers of reading. 


Moats, L. C. (2020). Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do. American Educator44(2), 4–.