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Carol Jago, Consulting Author

Carol Jago, Consulting Author

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Speaking Topics

  • Reading fast and slow: The reading brain in a digital world
  • Cohesive writing
  • Helping English learners acquire academic literacy
  • With rigor for all
  • Expository reading and writing
  • Perspectives in multicultural literature
  • Papers, paper, papers: Handling the paper load through improved student writing
  • Opening the doors to AP language and literature: Helping under-prepared students succeed
  • Reading between the lines
  • Come to class: Teaching writing to middle and high school students
  • Working with reluctant readers: Strategies that work
  • Responsive writing instruction: Building upon students' strengths to improve their skills
  • Meeting the special needs of high-achieving students: Differentiated instruction in reading and writing (grades 4–12)
  • Opening the door: Teaching AP language and literature to underprepared students
  • The Common Core: Meaningful teaching for powerful learning
  • It's a book; What books can do that nothing else quite can

Speaker Profile

Carol Jago has taught English in middle and high school for 32 years, is past president of the National Council of Teachers of English, and serves as an associate director of the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA. Carol served as AP Literature content advisor for the College Board and has published six books for teachers with Heinemann. She has also published four books on contemporary multicultural authors for NCTE's High School Literature series. Carol has written a weekly education column for the Los Angeles Times, and her essays have appeared in English Journal, Language Arts, NEA Today, as well as in other newspapers across the nation. She edits the journal of the California Association of Teachers of English, California English, and served on the planning committee for the 2009 NAEP Reading Framework and the 2011 NAEP Writing Framework.

» Listen to an interview with Carol Jago on Education Talk Radio—2/23/2012 (34:20)

Grades: 6–12