Contributor: Ruth Shagoury
Ruth Shagoury (formerly Hubbard) is the Mary Stuart Rogers Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education at Lewis & Clark College. Ruth coordinates the Department of Teacher Education's Langauge and Literacy Program, which leads to Oregon reading specialist certification. She works with students of all ages, from preschool through adult learning situations, teaching in classrooms as well as conducting workshops across the United States and Canada. She is the author of twelve books, including Starting with Comprehension: Reading Strategies for the Youngest Learners with Andie Cunningham (Stenhouse, 2005). Her articles about literacy, research, and teaching have appeared in numerous journals. Ruth's current research is focused on language and literacy acquisition with diverse student populations.