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Sunday Cummins, Consulting AuthorSunday Cummins, Consulting Author

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Speaking Topics

  • Teaching content area reading and writing
  • Assessing student understanding of informational sources
  • Supporting students as they respond to multiple sources
  • Selecting and developing sets of sources

Speaker Profile

Author and consultant Sunday Cummins  is an expert in reading instruction with informational sources. As author of several professional books, including her latest release, Nurturing Informed Thinking: Reading, Talking, and Writing Across Content-Area Sources, Sunday brings her in-depth expertise to elementary and middle schools across the country. She is a graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University and has a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has worked as a teacher and literacy coach in public schools and as an assistant professor at National Louis University. Sunday continues to teach and learn alongside educators as she offers custom on-site professional learning experiences with a focus on students reading and writing in response to diverse types of informational sources including traditional texts, video and infographics.

Grades: 3–8