Tim Shanahan - Reading, Listening and Literacy

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Listen to one of the world's premier literacy educators. Tim will share his research and discuss the connection between reading, listening and literacy. Learn the difference between listening comprehension and reading comprehension and learn the 10 things every teacher should know about reading comprehension.

Timothy Shanahan is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chi­cago where he was Founding Di­rector of the UIC Center for Literacy. Previously, he was director of reading for the Chicago Public Schools. He is author/editor of more than 200 publications on literacy education. His research emphasizes the connections between reading and writing, literacy in the disciplines, and improvement of reading achievement.

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