Your child may know all the letters in the alphabet and reads aloud pretty well... but can't seem to tell you what the paragraph is about.
This is where reading and comprehension come apart. And it's what Gina Biancarosa studies in her research at the University of Oregon Center on Teaching and Learning.
Dr. Biancarosa helps develop systems to assess reading comprehension in elementary school students.
We talk about it in this month's installment of cUriOus: Research Meets Radio.