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Cheryl Sandora

Research Associate, Fellow, IFL

McKeown, M. G., Crosson, A. C., Artz, N. J., Sandora, C., & Beck, I. L. (2013). In the media: Expanding students' experience with academic vocabulary. The Reading Teacher, 67(1), 45-53.

McKeown, M. G., Beck, I. L., & Sandora, C. (2012). Direct and Rich Vocabulary Instruction Needs to Start Early. In E. J. Kame'enui & J. F. Baumann, (Eds.), Vocabulary instruction: Research to practice (2 ed.). (pp. 17-33). New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

McKeown, M.G, Crosson, A.C., Beck, I.B. Sandora, C. & Artz, N. (2012). Development of an academic word vocabulary intervention to enhance word knowledge and comprehension for middle school students. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Sandora, C., Beck, I., & McKeown, M. (1999). A comparison of two discussion strategies on students' comprehension and interpretation of complex literature. Reading Psychology, 20(3), 177-212.

McKeown, M., Beck, I., & Sandora, C. (1999). Questioning the author: An approach to developing meaningful classroom discourse. Reading Research Anthology: The Why of Reading Instruction. Novato, CA : Arena Press.

Beck, I. L., McKeown, M. G., Worthy, J., Sandora, C., & Kucan, L. (1996). Questioning the author: A year-long classroom implementation to engage students with text. Elementary School Journal, 96(4), 385-414.

McKeown, M., Beck, I., & Sandora, C. (1996). Questioning the author: An approach to developing meaningful classroom discourse. In M. Graves, B. Taylor, & P. Van Den Broek (Eds.), The first R. New York: Teachers College Press.

McKeown, M., Beck, I., Kucan, L., & Sandora, C. (1995). Questioning the author: Assessing the impact of an innovation beyond the initial site. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sandora, C.,  & Beck, I. (1995). A comparison of two discussion techniques: Great Books (postreading) and Questioning the Author (on-line) on students' comprehension and interpretation of narrative texts . Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Sandora, C. (1995). Cognitive strategies in the writing process. Literacy: Issues and Practices. A Journal of the State of Maryland International Reading Association Council, 12, 27-37.

Sandora, C. (1995). Mary Antini: Teacher, counselor, or prosecutor? In J. M. Cooper (Ed.), Teachers problem solving: A casebook of award-winning teaching cases (pp. 83-88). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.