News & Events

Lots of exciting things happening! Below are some of my upcoming books and information on how you can meet me in person.







Come See Me!


Virginia Reading Association Conference
March 16, 2017
A Fresh Look at Phonics 
Navigating Nonfiction


Utah Early Childhood Education Symposium 
Utah State University
June 28-29, 2017
A Fresh Look at Phonics

Illinois Reading Conference
October 5-6, 2017





Connecticut Reading Conference
November 8, 2017


Asia Speaking Tour 
November 9-23, 2016
Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung (Taiwan) and Guangzhou, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai (China)







Literacy for All Conference
October 23-25, 2016



International Literacy Association 2016 Conference
July 9-11, Boston
A Fresh Look at Phonics






West Virginia Reading Association Conference
November 19-20, 2015, The Greenbrier







New Jersey Dyslexia Conference (Glassboro, 2015)
Keynote Address: A Fresh Look at Phonics 




International Reading Association 
2015 Summer Conference
July 19th 
"Teaching Students to Read Informational Text"



Asia Speaking Tour 
November 10-30

Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia






International Reading Association
New Orleans, LA
May 10-11
Presentation: Phonics Kryptonite: 10 Fatal Phonics Flaws, Flubs, and Faux Pas
12:00 (Saturday), 11:00 (Sunday), Booth #1951


Here are some pictures from my March 2014 trip to Asia
(Taiwan, China, Korea).
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 One of my favorite books from long ago . . .