Jan Richardson, Ph.D. is an educational consultant based in Wisconsin who has trained thousands of teachers and works with schools and districts to ensure that every student succeeds in reading. Jan's work is informed by her experience as a reading specialist, a Reading Recovery teacher leader, a staff developer, and a teacher of every grade--K-12.
"Our school literacy program has been successful because of the
work of Jan Richardson. This book captures her expertise
beautifully, not just through words, but also through videos of her
demonstrating actual strategies. What a gift for reading teachers
of all elementary grades!"
--Jill Levine, Chief Academic Officer, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, TN
Reading Next Step Forward in Guided Reading is like talking with Jan. You get clear, practical, and actionable suggestions for helping children move along a trajectory of growth toward evermore challenging texts."
--Holly Slaughter, Reading and Language Arts Specialist, Pinellas County Schools, FL