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Katie Wood Ray
Katie Wood Ray is the author of the Heinemann titles Already Ready (2008), Study Driven (2007), About the Authors (2004) and its DVD companion The Teaching Behind ABOUT THE AUTHORS (2005), and What You Know by Heart (2002). A former Associate Professor at Western Carolina University Katie is now... show more
Katie Wood Ray is the author of the Heinemann titles Already Ready (2008), Study Driven (2007), About the Authors (2004) and its DVD companion The Teaching Behind ABOUT THE AUTHORS (2005), and What You Know by Heart (2002). A former Associate Professor at Western Carolina University Katie is now a full time writer and researcher of the teaching of writing. With a particular focus on the study of writing craft, she leads teacher workshops and summer institutes across the nation related to the teaching of writing. Her professional background includes both elementary and middle school teaching experience and two years as a staff developer at The Reading and Writing Project, Teachers College, Columbia University. She was also the coeditor of the journal Primary Voices K - 6, a publication of the National Council of Teachers of English. Katie is also the author or coauthor of Spelling in Use: Looking Closely at Spelling in the Whole Language Classrooms (1996, NCTE), Wondrous Words: Writers and Writing in the Elementary Classroom (1999, NCTE), and The Writing Workshop: Working Through the Hard Parts (And They're All Hard Parts) (2001, NCTE). A frequent speaker at conferences and summer institutes around the country, Katie also has extensive experience teaching teachers in workshop and demonstration settings.
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The Caffeinated Diva reads... rated it 3 years ago
I loved everything about Don't Kiss the Messenger! For me, this story was very much driven by the varied cast of characters. I loved that they weren't cast as ideals, but with the flaws and hangups that we all can relate to. CeCe Edmonds was in a devasting crash that left her scarred in what was...
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Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: spring-2015, published-2015, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, sci-fi, noir, mystery-thriller, chicago Read from March 11 to May 05, 2015 Description: Of all the crime scenes in all the timelines in all the multiverse, Detective O’Harren walks into the basement on West 21st. In ev...
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Bettie's Books rated it 6 years ago
bookshelves: currently-reading, autumn-2014, e-book, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, under-100-ratings, fantasy Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Shelby *wants some flying monkeys* Read from November 29 to 30, 2014 Claire’s lover has no tongue. A slave liberated from a heathen temple, Aya cannot t...
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Randi's Blog rated it 8 years ago
I will definitely be using Fletcher's suggestions (or rather, my own take on them) in my classroom to get my students excited about writing and language play. Great professional read.
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