BY READING PLUS® CHAIRMAN STANFORD E. TAYLOR
Taylor Associates, producers of award-winning Reading Plus®, are pleased to announce the publication of a paper by company founder and chairman Stanford E. Taylor.
The paper appears in the most recent issue (Spring 2012) of The New Mexico Journal of Reading
Entitled FRP: The Fundamental Reading Process, the paper provides an overview of Mr. Taylor's
FRP theory, which states the essential skills of reading are visual/functional competence, perceptual accuracy and efficiency, and information processing.
has published extensively on this topic and has conducted numerous research studies to support his
expertise about how we read and how we can improve our reading is well-known and well-respected by leaders in academia and education technology.
"I'm very glad to see today's researchers spending more time investigating the importance of foundational reading skills," Mr. Taylor
"The development of these skills plays a vital role in ensuring our students will develop the capacities required for engaged reading and learning."
Mr. Taylor is the founder of Taylor Associates and the designer of the original Reading Plus® program.
He is an innovator in the introduction and use of technology to improve reading.
continues to draw from decades of experience, contributing to the ongoing evolution of the Reading Plus® program.
He is an honorary member of the International Reading Association Honor Society and has published numerous articles and books related to silent reading fluency.
Reading Plus® is a web-based reading intervention system that uses innovative technology to provide individualized scaffolded silent reading practice for students in primary and secondary schools as well as at the post-secondary level.
The Reading Plus® system, designed in alignment with current reading research, develops and improves reading proficiency by providing extensive engagement in high- success, differentiated reading activities.
To read Mr. Taylor's
NMJOR paper, visit Stanford Taylor NMJOR.