Question: Can teachers’ comments help children to revise?
Answer: “Indicated that prompting revision by teacher probes can produce better writing than can more generalized comments.” A Robinson. 1985. P. 427.
Comment: Not sure what is meant by “teacher probes.” But I can guess. If the comments produce revision, they are “teacher probes.” RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1987), 422-443.