Author Bio

Nancy L. Douglas is an assistant professor of reading and language arts at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Dr. Douglas specializes in adolescent reading and critical literacy. She has experience teaching grades 2-9 as well as teaching undergraduate and graduate level classes in reading, writing, and educational methods. Currently, she teaches undergraduate and graduate level reading courses and oversees the Reading Specialist Endorsement Program at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Martha A. Adler, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in reading and language arts and the co-director of the ESL Endorsement Program at the University of MichiganDearborn. Her research interests are in teacher education, "beat the odds" schools, and early literacy.


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