Author Bio

Dr. William P. Bintz is a Professor in Literacy Education in the Department ofTeaching, Leadership, and Curriculum Studies at Kent State University. · He has taught high school English/Language Arts in Chicago, Illinois, and middle school English/Language Arts in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He earned his Ph.D. in reading education at Indiana University. Prior to joining. the faculty at Kent State, he was a Visiting Lecturer at the Armidale College of Advanced Education in Armidale, Australia, as well as an assistant professor at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky, James Madison University in Harrisonburg, . Virginia, and the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. His personal experiences and professional interests include literacy across the curriculum, K-12, collaborative teacher research, interdisciplinary curriculum, and using award-winning literature as "Way-In" and "Stay-In" literature to create and sustain student interest in content area topics where no interest currently exists. He can be reached wpbintz@gmail.com.

Dr. Sarah D. Moore is math educator with ORIGO. She is a former middle school mathematics teacher and Assistant Professor in Middle Grades Education at The University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. She can be reached at sara@sdmlearning.com.


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