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Lara Hebert, EdM

Lara Hebert, EdM

Name Lara Hebert, EdM
Location Urbana, Illinois
Role Professional Development Specialist
 

I love ReadWriteThink as well as the other Thinkfinity sites because they provide sound lessons, ideas, and discussions which meld practice with research and theory. Writing for ReadWriteThink has been a great professional development process for me as I've worked on backing lessons with research and editing lessons based on feedback from others.

Between 1991 and 2005, Lara taught 6th grade at Urbana Middle School, in Urbana, Illinois, save for one year when she taught 5th grade at Leal Elementary, also in Urbana. A versatile teacher, Lara has taught all subjects, but her strengths are math, science, and language arts instruction.

While teaching in Urbana, she served on a number of district curriculum and assessment committees. Lara is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a master's and doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is currently working as a professional development specialist at the National Council of Teachers of English.

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