I gave this lecture at Vanderbilt University in 2008. The thesis is that it often takes many years for educational research to exert its influence on policy, curriculum, and classroom practice. I used several historical and then current examples to illustrate this often fractious relationship. … Read the rest
50 Years of Reading Comprehension Video
I delivered the annual Jeanne Chall Lecture in October of 2015 on my account of the evolution of reading comprehension as both a theoretical and instructional phenomenon. You can also access this as a pdf print account.