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by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
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Douglas Fisher, PhD, is a professor of language and literacy education in the Department of Teacher Education at San Diego State University and a classroom teacher at Health Sciences High & Middle College. He is a member of the California Reading Hall of Fame and is the recipient of a Celebrate Literacy Award from the International Reading Association, the Farmer Award for Excellence in Writing from the National Council of Teachers of English, and a Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. He has published numerous articles on improving student achievement, and his books include Creating Literacy-Rich Schools for Adolescents (with Gay Ivey), Checking for Understanding (with Nancy Frey), and
Content-Area Conversations (with Carol Rothenberg and Nancy Frey). He can be reached at email@example.com.
Nancy Frey, PhD, is a professor of literacy in the School of Teacher Education at San Diego State University and a classroom teacher at Health Sciences High & Middle College. Before joining the university faculty, Nancy was a special education teacher in the Broward County (Florida) Public Schools, where she taught students at the elementary and middle school levels. She later worked for the Florida Department of Education on a statewide project for supporting students with disabilities in a general education curriculum. Nancy is a recipient of the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the Early Career Award from the National Reading Conference. Her research interests include reading and literacy, assessment, intervention, and curriculum design. She has published many articles and books on literacy and instruction, including Productive Group Work and
Better Learning Through Structured Teaching (both with Doug Fisher). She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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