Dr. William Bintz is a Professor in Literacy Education
in the Department of Teaching, 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, 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 email@example.com.
Dr. Sara Delano Moore is Director of Professional
Learning & Chair of the Mathematics Advisory Board
at ORIGO Education as well as also the author of
several books, including Mathematize It! and Visible
Learning for Mathematics. Her professional interests
include using children's literature to teach mathematics
and mathematical comprehension. She can be reached
Bintz, William P. and Moore, Sara D.
"Using Literature to Introduce Ratio and
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 52:
3, Article 9.
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