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Early Childhood Area of Expertise
These authors focus on the unique needs of children ages 0–5. Their research ranges from how children learn to read to how parent/child interactions build vocabulary and reading readiness skills.
Francie Alexander Francie Alexander • Chief Academic Officer, Scholastic Inc., • Senior Vice President, Scholastic Education, • Advisor for Literacy Place, Phonics Readers, READ 180, the Scholastic Early Childhood Program and Scholastic RED. Susan B. Neuman, Ed.D. Susan B. Neuman, Ed.D. • Professor of Educational Studies, University of Michigan • Author of Building Language for Literacy (BLL), Early Childhood Library
Cathy Collins Block, Ph.D. Cathy Collins Block, Ph.D. • Professor of Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas Christian University • Author of Scholastic Early Childhood Program and Powerful Vocabulary for Reading Success Catherine Snow, Ph.D. Catherine Snow, Ph.D. • Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education • Author of Building Language for Literacy (BLL)
Nell K. Duke, Ph.D. Nell K. Duke, Ph.D. • Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Learning, Technology, and Culture, Michigan State University • Author of Professional books, Early Childhood and Nonfiction Libraries •Advisor on ReadingLine