Instructing Comprehension-Fostering Activities in Interactive Learning Situations

@inproceedings{Brown2013InstructingCA,
  title={Instructing Comprehension-Fostering Activities in Interactive Learning Situations},
  author={Ann L. Brown and Annemarie S. Palincsar and Bonnie B. Armbruster},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction “Pupils don’t learn to comprehend by osmosis” (Cushenbery, 1969). As with any definite statement concerning the acquisition of reading skills, this could be a controversial position, but a main theme of this piece is that, at least for a sizable number of children, the statement is true. It is also argued that children who need extensive instruction in comprehending written materials most are least likely to receive it. The latter part of the piece describes cognitive-skills… 

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