Deborah Dean

Deborah Dean
Provo, UT
United States

Associate Professor
Brigham Young University
"Students need to be engaged to learn. My experience as a teacher has taught me the importance of interesting lessons based on sound principles. The lessons available on ReadWriteThink are just those kinds of lessons, and I recommend them whenever I can."

Educational and professional biography Deborah, a former junior high and high school teacher, is associate professor at Brigham Young University, where she teaches writing and English teaching courses. Deborah has published articles in English Journal, Voices from the Middle, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and others. She is the author of several books, including Strategic Writing: The Writing Process and Beyond in the Secondary English Classroom (NCTE), Bringing Grammar to Life (IRA), and Genre Theory (NCTE).