Stephanie Harvey has spent the past 42 years teaching and learning about reading and writing. As the president of Stephanie Harvey Consulting (www.stephanieharvey.com), she currently serves as a private literacy consultant to schools and districts throughout the country. She has published articles in Ed Leadership, Language Arts, Reading Teacher and other educational publications. Her books and resources include Nonfiction Matters, Strategies That Work 2nd Ed, Comprehension and Collaboration, Nonfiction Reading & Writing Workshops, National Geographic Ladders, and a wide range of assorted classroom videos. Stephanie lives in Denver with her husband, Edward, and spends her free time reading, hiking, skiing and traveling. She has two grown children, a new granddaughter, and a grand bulldog named Otis. You can follow her on Twitter @stephharvey49.
P David Pearson
P. David Pearson, Ph.D. is the Dean of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a former co-director of the Center for the Study of Reading and president of the National Reading Conference and the National Conference of Research in English. His numerous publications include the Handbook of Reading Research, now in its third edition and Reading Difficulties: Instruction and Assessment.