Nancie Atwell
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Nancie Atwell
Center for Teaching and Learning
A teacher since 1973, Nancie Atwell teaches seventh- and eighth-grade reading, writing, and history at the Center for Teaching and Learning, a K-8 demonstration school she founded in Edgecomb, Maine, in 1990. Her seminal book about workshop teaching, In the Middle, won the NCTE David H. Russell Award. » See Full Bio
Nancie Atwell The Reading Zone
“. . . This is the way reading should be taught. I wish my daughter's teachers had read this book when she was still in school. I hope all teachers will read it now, and follow its advice.
—Louis Sachar,
Newbery Medal-winning author of Holes
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Additional Resources for Nancie Atwell
  • » Read Nancie Atwell's article The Pleasure Principle in the January 2007 issue of Scholastic Instructor magazine.
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TalkAbout Video Interviews with Nancie Atwell
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In this series of six, short interviews from Scholastic Professional, Nancie discusses her book The Reading Zone, answers questions about reading comprehension, and shares advice on creating successful reading and writing workshops as well how to create passionate readers.
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