The following books have influenced my thinking and teaching:

Caine,  Renate Nummela and Geoffrey Caine. Making Connections: Teaching and The Human Brain. Addison-Wesley, 1994. 

Claggett, Fran. Drawing Your Own Conclusion: Graphic Strategies for Reading, Writing, and Thinking. Portsmouth, NH:Heinemann, 1992.

Claggett. Fran, Louann Reid and Ruth Vinz. 1996. Recasting the Text: Inquiry-Based Activities for Comprehending and Composing. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers.

Graves, Donald. 1983. Writing: Teachers & Children at Work. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books.

Patterson, Nancy G. “Dissertation: An Investigation Into the Hypertext Composing Processes of Middle School Students.” 200?. date of access: 9/18/03.

Romano, Tom. Blending Genre, Altering Style: Writing Multigenre Papers. Portsmouth, NH:Heinemann, 2000.

Rosenblatt, Louise. 1994. The Reader, the Text, the Poem: The Transactional Theory of the Literary Work. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.

 Sousa, David A. 2001. How the Brain Learns: A Classroom Teacher’s Guide. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc.

Wilhelm, Jeffrey. You Gotta BE the Book. New York: Teachers College Press, 1997.




 "If I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants."

- Isaac Newton



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