Author Bio

Tanya Christ is an associate professor in the Department of Reading and Language Arts at Oakland University. She teaches courses related to reading assessment and instruction practices for K-12. Her research focuses on emergent literacy, digital literacy, assessment practices, and teacher education. She has previously taught preschool, elementary school, and in reading clinics. She can be reached by email at christ@oakland.edu.

Ron Cramer is Distinguished Professor of Education in the Department of Reading and Language Arts at Oakland University. He teaches courses related to language arts, writing, poetry, and reading assessment. His research and publications have focused on writing, language arts, spelling, and clinical instruction. He has previously served as an elementary school teacher, reading consultant, and director of reading clinics for struggling readers.


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