B.A. in Liberal Arts, Williams College; M.A. and Certification in the Teaching of Reading, University of Hartford; Ph.D. in English Education, New York University.
Dissertation published as Lessons from a Child, 1983.
Teaching of reading and writing. Staff development and school reform.
Pathways to the Common Core (Heinemann)
Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grades 3-5, with TCRWP colleagues (Heinemann)
A Quick Guide to Teaching Second-Grade Writers with Units of Study (Heinemann)
A Principal's Guide to Leadership in the Teaching of Writing, with Laurie Pessah (Heinemann)
Units of Study for Teaching Writing Grades 3-5 (Heinemann).
One to One: The Art of Conferring with Young Writers (Heinemann).
Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum (Heinemann).
The Art of Teaching Reading (Allyn & Bacon).
The Art of Teaching Writing (Heinemann).
Lessons From a Child (Heinemann).
A Teacher's Guide to Standardized Reading Tests: Knowledge is Power (Heinemann).
Raising Lifelong Learners: A Parent's Guide (Perseus).
Living Between the Lines (Heinemann).