Connecting Composing Strategies, Digital Literacies, and Disciplinary Content to the Common Core
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Melinda McConnaughhay Adams, Ph.D., is an instructor at Hillsborough Community College. Her specialty is early childhood literacy. Her interests include beginning reading instruction and children’s literature. Melinda also volunteers with Early Childhood Council of Tampa, where she is developing an informational DVD for new parents to take home on the benefits of reading to young children.
Kathleen M. Alley, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of literacy education in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Special Education at Mississippi State University. Dr. Alley’s research interests include writing development and instruction across disciplines, multimodality and new literacies, children’s and young adult literature, and literacy pedagogy and the Common Core State Standards.
Stephanie M. Bennett, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of literacy education at Mississippi State University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate elementary education content-area literacy courses. She has published in the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Journal of Content Area Reading, Reading in the Middle, and AMLE Magazine and has presented at the annual conferences of the Literacy Research Association, the International Reading Association, and the American Educational Research Association.