About the Author:

Robin Chappele Thompson’s work in education spans 25 years. Her master’s degree in elementary education, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement, certification in K-12 reading, and certification in preschool education provide her with a strong knowledge base in the teaching and learning processes. She has been a teacher, literacy coach, and curriculum coordinator. After earning her PhD in curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in childhood reading and language arts, she worked as an instructor at the University of South Florida, where she supervised interns and taught literacy, assessment, and writing courses in the College of Education. Currently Robin works as the director of early learning in the school district of Manatee County, where curriculum design and implementation for pre-K—2 has been a focus area for her work.

Robin Chappele Thompson 's Books

  • StoryMaking: The Maker Movement Approach to Literacy for Early Learners

    Authors: Michelle Kay Compton, Robin Chappele Thompson

    Product Code:
    546032 (Softbound)
    546049 (e-book)
    978-1-60554-603-2 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-604-9 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 3-5
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press New Product

    StoryMaking combines storytelling, the maker movement, the importance of play, and Reggio theory. It’s the practice of communicating in a variety of ways—language, gesture, images—over various systems—visual, audible, physical—and moving children forward in their literacy learning. This book shares the processes, first steps, materials, practical suggestions, student samples, documentation forms, and over 100 full-color photos so teachers can implement their own version of StoryMaking in their classrooms.

    176 pages. Full color.

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