Do soundtracks improve reading comprehension?

A platform that pairs e-books with movie-style soundtracks is gaining attention in the K12 realm for boosting reading engagement and comprehension. But some researchers remain skeptical of its claim o

Source: www.districtadministration.com

Studies have shown for some time that music can make the brain more receptive to remembering and learning. This takes it a step further. Students reading ebooks can have a soundscape that links to the story including music and background sounds. It is believed that this will aid comprehension. 

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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