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A former primary teacher and principal, Sue Palmer has written more than two hundred books on all aspects of literacy. She writes regularly in newspapers and magazines, provides inservice courses in schools and universities, and is a consultant with UK publishers, educators, and the BBC.
Teaching came naturally to Emelie Parker. "After having three daughters and foster children, having a child care center in my home, and being a Brownie leader, teaching Sunday School, and volunteering in classrooms, I found I was naturally teaching all the time and loved it! I
Ruth Parker is a former classroom teacher and has spent over twenty years leading professional development for math teachers in grades K-12. She is currently the CEO of the Mathematics Education Collaborative, preparing the next generation of mathematics teacher leaders for Washington state.
Robert Pritchard is a professor of education at Sacramento State University. A frequent consultant for schools, districts, and departments of education, Robert brings extensive experience as a former ESL teacher and reading specialist to his work with teachers and administrators.
Marco Ramirez is an award-winning educator who has successfully transformed schools using mathematics as leverage for change. After working eighteen-hour days as a buyer and broker, Marco did some soul searching and realized that he wanted to have more time for family.
"Like other idealists of my generation, I became a teacher to make the world a better place," says Janine Reid. "I love making a difference for kids. I love helping them recognize their strength and potential as learners. I love it when a class becomes a community of learners and inquirers.
The story of the book Interactive Writing Across the Grades: A Small Practice with Big Results, PreK-5 begins over twenty years ago when Kate Roth was a new teacher. She was trying different methods of instruction to help her first graders learn to read and write.
For twenty-three years Laurie Rubin taught first and second grades in Ithaca, New York, where nature study became the heart of her curriculum. She currently consults and presents on a variety of education topics including literacy and critical-thinking skills.
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