September 30, 2021
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⟶ Updated 15 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Named as one of the two most influential reading researchers on teachers’ classroom practices
Author -Article in Reading Times: What Really Matters When Working with Struggling Readers
Co-Author- No More Summer Reading Loss
Co-author- Reading Instruction That Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching
Author- What Really Matters for Middle School Readers: From Research to Practice
Co-Author- Summer Reading : Closing the Rich-Poor Reading Achievement Gap
Co-author -Handbook of Reading Disability Research
Retired from University of Tennessee Knoxville - Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education
Superintendent in Marion County, FL eliminates homework in 31 elementary schools.
Article in Tennessee University newsletter- Fun, Sun, and Good Books: UT Experts Say Summer Reading Keeps Skills Strong
Author- Article in Phi Delta Kappan- What I’ve Learned About Effective Reading Instruction From a Decade of Studying Exemplary Elementary Classroom Teachers
Editor and co-author- Big Brother and the National Reading Curriculum: How Ideology Trumped Evidence
Recipient of the Albert J. Harris Award
Recipient of the William S. Gray Citation of Merit
Author of Learning Through Reading in the Content Areas
Co-Author - Classrooms that Work: They Can All Read and Write
Author - What Really Matters For Struggling Readers: Designing Research-Based Programs
Classroom Teacher, Grade 4/5, Kent City Schools, Michigan
Irving and Rose Fein Distinguished Professor of Education, University of Florida
Professor of Education, Literacy Studies -University of Tennesse
Research study on the "Summer Slide"
Began study on the "summer slide"
Concluded study on the "summer slide"
B.A., Western Michigan University, Social Science/Elementary Education
M.A., Western Michigan University, Reading Education
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Elementary and Special Education
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