Teacher, Author, Literacy Consultant
Cris has taught grades one through twelve for over 34 years. She continues to study the “knowing-doing” gap to figure out how to help readers of all levels. She is an internationally known consultant who focuses her workshops on disciplinary literacy, comprehension strategies, assessment practices that inform instruction, and planning for engagement.
Read about Cris’ students and how they use strategies Cris models to increase their understanding and engagement.
Watch and learn how Cris uses teaching comprehension strategies to confer, engage, differentiate, and assess students of all ages.
What Do We Do?
Teaching and learning a new approach to reading, reflecting, and discussing professional texts.
Books & Videos
A writer and a teacher, Cris has several books and videos outlining her approach to helping implement her strategies.
Hand-picked articles, podcasts, and links to help guide you in your journey as educators.