has been an Educational Consultant for over thirty years. She is a graduate of Teachers
College, Columbia University where she specialized in Reading and Psycholinguistics. She began her career
as a classroom teacher in New York City and then as a reading teacher in Nyack, New York. When New York State
implemented the fifth grade writing competency tests, Evelyn began to build a set of highly successful
strategies making writing the central unifier of the curriculum.
Her program, Writing As Learning, is now nationwide, raising writing scores and providing students with a lifetime skill of communication. Evelyn is the author of many books and articles, including Writing As Learning and the co-author with her son Andy Rothstein of Write for Mathematics. Evelyn and Andy are currently working on their next publication Grammar That Works.
Evelyn is the author of a quartet of books about her parents' early years: My Great Grandma Clara, and its sequel, Clara Becomes a Citizen, My Great Grandpa Dave, and its sequel, Dave the Boxer. The next book in this series will be Dave Learns Spanish, due in the fall of 2010.
Read an interview with Evelyn here. (Note that if this page has been updated and no longer displays Evelyn's interview, you can still see a snapshot of Evelyn's interview page here, but you might have to change the magnification to see the page at a readable size. Try clicking on the page to enlarge it.)
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