Making Disciplinary Literacy Work in the Middle Level for Common Core and More!
Presenter: Doug Buehl
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Join AMLE, the International Reading Association, and celebrated literacy expert, Doug Buehl, as we take a closer look at making disciplinary literacy work in the middle level for student achievement. This topic is critical for success with the Common Core and much more!
is a teacher, author, and national literacy consultant. His 40 years in education include 33 years as a teacher in the Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison, Wisconsin, with experience as a social studies teacher, reading teacher, and reading specialist at Madison East High School; and as district Adolescent Literacy Support Teacher. He is the author of the national bestseller Classroom Strategies for Interactive Learning, 4th Edition, 2014
, and Developing Readers in the Academic Disciplines
, 2011, both published by the International Reading Association. He is co-author with Judith Irvin of Strategies to Enhance Literacy and Learning in Middle School Content Area Classrooms 3rd Edition
, 2007, published by Allyn & Bacon. He was a founding member of the IRA Commission on Adolescent Literacy, past president of the Wisconsin State Reading Association, and past president of the IRA Secondary Reading Interest Group, and served on the national task force that authored the National Standards for Middle and High School Literacy Coaches. Doug was the 1996 recipient of the International Reading Association’s Nila Banton Smith Award, presented to an outstanding secondary reading educator. A frequent presenter at state and national conferences, he currently teaches adolescent literacy courses at Edgewood College in Madison.