Sunday Cummins is a literacy consultant and author of professional books for educators including Nurturing Informed Thinking: Reading, Talking and Writing Across Content Area Sources (Heinemann, 2018). She has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University in Curriculum and Instruction. She taught at National Louis University from 2007-2012 in the Reading Program and she worked in the public schools for ten years prior to that as a middle school and third grade classroom teacher and as a literacy coach.
Sunday’s current work in schools includes teaching and learning alongside educators and students as a consultant and researcher with a focus on the power of informational texts to transform students’ thinking. She shares her experiences by presenting at state and national conferences, writing articles for numerous publications, posting on Twitter @SundayCummins, and blogging regularly. You can learn more about her work at http://www.sunday-cummins.com.
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