Author Bio

Dr. Danielle L. DeFauw is an Associate Professor of reading and language arts at the University of Michigan - Dearborn. She is dedicated to supporting preservice and inservice teachers' development of their teacher-writer voices and . use of authentic writing instruction to support all student writers. She can be reached at daniellp@umich.edu.

Shellie Forgione has been an elementary teacher for 18 years. Her interests include family, gardening, and engaging children to be self-motivated learners. She can be reached at sforgione@lapeerschools.org.


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