Ruth Shagoury (formerly Hubbard) is the Mary Stuart Rogers Professor of Education at the Graduate School of Education at Lewis & Clark College. With Andie Cunningham, Ruth coordinates the Department of Teacher Education’s Language and Literacy Program, which leads to Oregon reading specialist certification. She works with students of all ages, from pre-school 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, most recently Living the Questions: A Guide for Teacher-Researchers (Stenhouse, 2012) co-authored with Brenda Power; Raising Writers: Understanding and Nurturing Young Children’s Writing Development (Allyn & Bacon, 2009); and Starting with Comprehension: Reading Strategies with the Youngest Learners (Stenhouse, 2005) co-authored with Andie Cunningham.
Ruth’s video/DVD and workshop guide, Write from the Start: Conferring with Young English Language Learners, co-written with Andie Cunningham, came out in September 2006. Her articles about literacy, research, and teaching have appeared in numerous journals. She also contributes regularly to Choice Literacy. Check out her blog at Litforkids.