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Maria Nichols

Author and Consultant
Maria Nichols supports educators and refines her own craft in urban schools in schools and districts across the United States. Her work as a teacher, literacy coach, administrator and author has focused on the development of thoughtful teaching and learning inside classrooms alive with purposeful talk. Maria is the author of several texts and articles, including Comprehension Through Conversation (Heinemann 2006), Talking About Texts (Shell 2008), Expanding Comprehension with Multigenre Text Sets (Scholastic 2009), 'Real Talk, Real Teaching', published in Ed Leadership (2014), 'Teaching About and Through Purposeful Talk' (The Utah Journal of Literacy, 2017), and most recently Building Bigger Ideas (Heinemann, 2019).