“I believe children of all ages can engage in vigorous, high-level literacy experiences with nonfiction if we take careful steps to ensure their success.” – Linda Hoyt
In this article Heinemann best-selling author and master teacher Linda Hoyt shares her tips for success with informational literacy. Linda demonstrates how to link children’s natural sense of wonder to the very text types that will govern the majority of reading students do throughout future schooling and later in the workplace. In addition to authoring 24 professional development books for teachers, Linda has many years of experience as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, curriculum developer, Title I Coordinator, and staff developer. Her special love is engaging learners in meaningful literacy experiences that integrate inquiry, collaboration, reading, writing, and speaking.