Enhancing the Interpretive Reading and Analytical Writing of Mainstreamed English Learners in Secondary School…Olson CB, Kim JS, Scarcella R, Kramer J, Pearson M, van Dyk DA, Collins P, Land RE (2012).

From Carol Booth Olson: David’s work on the reading/writing connection had a major impact on the UCI Writing Project. Specifically, Tierney and Pearson’s landmark article “A Composing Model of Reading” which suggests that reading and writing are reciprocal processes of meaning construction helped us to develop a cognitive strategies text-based writing intervention geared towards English Learners in grades 6-12.… Read the rest

Tierney, R. J. & Pearson, P. D. Learning to learn from text. (1981)

Rob and I wrote this piece in 1981 for the first edition of Dishner, Readence, & Bean’s Reading in the Content Area:  Improving Classroom Instruction.  In the second edition in 1992, it was reprinted with a “revisionist essay” telling what we would change about it 11 years later.… Read the rest