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Calkins, Lucy
Robinson Professor in Children's Literature
Robinson Professor in Children's Literature, Director of the Literacy Specialist Program, and Founding Director of the Reading and Writing Project
Curriculum & Teaching
212-678-3931

Office:
808 Thndk

Educational Background

B.A. in Liberal Arts, Williams College; M.A. and Certification in the Teaching of Reading, University of Hartford; Ph.D. in English Education, New York University.
Dissertation published as Lessons from a Child, 1983.

Scholarly Interests

Teaching of reading and writing. Staff development and school reform.

Selected Publications

Pathways to the Common Core (Heinemann)

Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Grades 3-5, with TCRWP colleagues (Heinemann)

A Quick Guide to Teaching Second-Grade Writers with Units of Study (Heinemann)

A Principal's Guide to Leadership in the Teaching of Writing, with Laurie Pessah (Heinemann)

Units of Study for Teaching Writing Grades 3-5 (Heinemann).

One to One: The Art of Conferring with Young Writers (Heinemann).

Units of Study for Primary Writing: A Yearlong Curriculum
(Heinemann).

The Art of Teaching Reading (Allyn & Bacon). 

The Art of Teaching Writing (Heinemann).

Lessons From a Child (Heinemann).

A Teacher's Guide to Standardized Reading Tests: Knowledge is Power (Heinemann).

Raising Lifelong Learners: A Parent's Guide (Perseus).

Living Between the Lines (Heinemann).


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