Follow up to last session at the Festschrift Symposium

At the end of the discussions on Saturday, I meant to add this to the twitter feed as it relates to some of the words on literacy, activism, etc.. It’s Danah Boyd’s talk from SXSWEdu—if you haven’t seen it, buckle up ’cause it’s a tough listen, but so thought-provoking.… Read the rest “Follow up to last session at the Festschrift Symposium”

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

Increasing students’ awareness of sources of information for answering questions. Raphael, T. E. & Pearson, P. D. (1985)

This is one of several studies that Taffy published on Question-Answer Relations.  In addition detailing the internal workings of QAR pedagogy, the study also illustrates a classic gradual release of responsibility pedagogical model. … Read the rest “Increasing students’ awareness of sources of information for answering questions. Raphael, T. E. & Pearson, P. D. (1985)”