Can comprehension instruction damage our pupils?

A great deal has be said and written about the importance teaching children comprehension once they are fluent readers.  Well, here is an interesting article by Daniel Willingham about the limited benefits of comprehension instruction.

http://www.danielwillingham.com/1/post/2012/04/collateral-damage-of-reading-comprehension-strategy-instruction.html

Thank you Susan Godsland of www.dyslexics.org.co.uk for flagging this up.

 

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