Education Advisory Board

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Linda Hoyt @lindavhoyt author of Heinemann’s Crafting Nonfiction, has written 30 books & video programs. She is the Chairperson of the Fable Learning Education Advisory Board, and created the format for the Common Core "Teaching Links" that accompany every Fable Learning eBook. Read More...

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Kristin Ziemke @KristinZiemke Special EdTech Advisor for Fable Writer, is an Apple Distinguished Educator, National Board Certified Teacher and Chicago’s 2013 Tech Innovator of the Year. Co-author of Amplify: Digital Teaching and Learning in the K-6 Classroom, Kristin pairs best practice instruction with digital tools to transform learning in the classroom and beyond. Read More...

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Sara Ahmed@SaraKAhmed is the co-author of Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry. She is also a member of teacher leadership teams for the international organization Facing History and Ourselves. Read More...

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Dr. Linda M. Espinosahas worked extensively with low-income Hispanic/Latino children and families throughout the state of California as a school administrator and program director. Her latest book is Getting it RIGHT for Young Children from Diverse Backgrounds. Read More...

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Dr. Ed Greene@egtwit The former Director of Global Outreach at Sesame Workshop, Dr. Greene currently serves as VP for Partnerships and Community Development for HITN, the Hispanic Information and Telecommunications Network. Read More...

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Dr. Mary Howard @DrMaryHoward is a powerhouse consultant and seminar leader. Described as a “teachers’ teacher” and gifted with a special insight into classroom realities, Mary is the author of Good to Great Teaching: Focusing on the Literacy Work that Matters. Read More...

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Katie Keierhas been a classroom teacher and literacy specialist in grades K-8 for twenty years. A National Board Certified Teacher in the area of literacy, Katie has a Reading Specialist certificate and a master's degree in Literacy Studies. Read More...

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Steven L. Layne, Ph.D. @StevenLayne a member of the International Literacy Association (ILA) Board of Directors and serves as Professor of Literacy Education at Judson University, where he teaches courses in children’s literature and directs the university’s Master of Education in Literacy program. Read More...

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Janis Martinhas taught for many years in elementary classrooms, and has served as an elementary principal in a National Title I Distinguished School, a reading specialist and a staff developer. Read More...

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Shannon McClintock Miller @shannonmmiller is the author of the award-winning The Library Voice blog, and winner the 2016 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Making It Happen Award. Shannon was also named one of the Faces of Innovation by Broadband for America and 2014 Library Journal "Mover and Shaker”. Read More...

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Cornelius Minor @MisterMinor is a staff developer at the Columbia Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, working with teachers, school leaders, and leaders of community-based organizations to support deep and wide literacy reform in communities across the globe. Read More...

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Barbara Moss Ph.D. a professor of literacy education at San Diego State University, has written several books on the uses of informational trade books in classrooms, including 35 Strategies for Guiding Readers through Informational Texts. Read More...

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Dr. Glenda Revelle @grevelle is Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Arkansas. She previously served as both Vice President for Education & Research/Digital Media and Interactive Product Development at Sesame Workshop. Read More...

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E. Wendy Saul, Ph.D. @drwendysaul is Professor of Education at the University of Missouri/St. Louis. Dr. Saul has served as P.I. for various NSF grants that explore the relationship between science and literacy and is active in the ILA's Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking (RWCT) Project. Read More...

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Lori Takeuchi, PhD. @loritakeuchi A learning scientist by training, Dr. Takeuchi studies children’s use of technology across the various settings of their lives, and the implications these tools hold for their cognitive, social, and identity development. Read More...

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Rita Weisskoff, Ph.D.has extensive experience working on creative teams to design and implement educational content for broadcast television, online and publishing initiatives. Her publications include: It’s 2001. Do you know what your children are watching? Read More...

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Terrence E. Young, Jr., M.Ed., MLS.Terrence "Terry" Young, Jr. is the E-Reference columnist for School Library Journal and the NetWorth columnist for Knowledge Quest, the official journal of the American Association for School Librarians. He was twice awarded the Louisiana School Library Media Specialist Award, and is the author of School Libraries Work. Read More...