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Dr. William G. Brozo

Brief Biography

William G. Brozo is a Professor of Literacy in the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University. He has taught reading and language arts in junior and senior high school in the Carolinas.

He is the author of numerous articles on literacy development for children and young adults. Some of his books include, To Be a Boy, To Be a Reader: Engaging Teen and Preteen Boys in Active Literacy (International Reading Association); Readers, Teachers, Learners: Expanding Literacy Across the Content Areas (Merrill/Prentice Hall); Content Literacy for Today's Adolescents: Honoring Diversity and Building Competence (Merrill/Prentice Hall). Bill's newest book, Supporting Content Area Literacy with Technology: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners, will be published by Allyn and Bacon in 2007. Dr. Brozo also writes a regular column for the International Reading Association's Thinking Classroom entitled "Strategic Moves," and is a past member of IRA's Commission on Adolescent Literacy and current member of the PISA/PIRLS Task Force.

As an International Development Division-IRA consultant, Dr. Brozo travels regularly to Macedonia, where he provides technical support to secondary teachers. He was a co-investigator on a Carnegie Grant team that recently completed its report, Principled Practices for a Literate America: A Framework for Literacy and Learning in the Upper Grades.

He regularly speaks at professional meetings around the country and consults with teachers and administrators to discuss ways of enriching the literate culture of middle and secondary schools, enhancing the literate lives of boys, and making teaching more responsive to the needs all students.

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