Thu., July 15, 2010 12:10pm (EDT)

UGA Gets $1.5 M To Study Reading
By Alexandria Jud
Updated: 4 years ago

Athens  —  
UGA received $1.5 Million dollars to study how kids read.
UGA received $1.5 Million dollars to study how kids read.
UGA researcher Scott Ardoin has been awarded a $1.5 million federal grant to study various approaches to teaching reading.

Ardoin will use eye-tracking technology to determine the best strategy for increasing language and vocabulary. The study will explore the reading fluency of second graders at a local school district.

Ardoin is an associate professor in the UGA College of Education. The grant for his four-year study is from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.