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Diane Barone

Brief Biography

Diane Barone is a professor of literacy at the University of Nevada, Reno and is a board member of the International Reading Association. She teaches courses centered on early literacy and qualitative research at UNR. Barone has had numerous articles published in academic journals and has also authored, coauthored, or edited many books. Some of her most recent titles include, Narrowing the Literacy Gap, A Practical Guide to Literacy Assessment, Teaching Early Literacy: Development, Assessment, and Instruction, Reading First in The Classroom and Writing K-8.

Diane presents and works with teachers throughout the U.S. to increase the achievement of low-performing students. Diane also works extensively with schools in Nevada through the Reading First grant. This work allows her to collaborate with teachers and to work directly with students.

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Diane's Tools & Tips

Content Journals [download/view file...]

Content Word Wall [download/view file...]

ELLs and Writing Instruction [download/view file...]

Four Square Notes [download/view file...]

Plain and Fancy Vocabulary [download/view file...]

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