Lori Oczkus is a literacy coach, author, and popular speaker
across the United States. Tens of thousands of teachers
have attended her motivating, fast paced workshops and
read her practical, research-based professional books. Lori
has extensive experience as a bilingual elementary teacher,
intervention specialist working with struggling readers, and
staff developer and literacy coach. She works with students
every week in classrooms and really knows the challenges
that teachers face in teaching students to read!
Lori’s two best selling books on comprehension have been
featured in The Reading Teacher journal. Reciprocal
Teaching at Work: Strategies for Improving Reading
Comprehension (IRA, 2003 book of the month, Oct.) and is
endorsed by noted reading expert, Tim Rasinski. Her
video/DVD (IRA, 2005) won the prestigious Association of
Educational Publishers (AEP) Video of the Year award in