Amy Benjamin

is a leading authority on effective ways for teaching both academic and creative writing. A veteran English teacher, Amy has trained thousands of educators on writing across the curriculum, strategic literacy and differentiated instruction. In addition to Big Skills for the Common Core: Literacy Strategies for the 6-12 Classroom, her many books include Vocabulary at the Core: Teaching the Common Core Standards; Math in Plain English: Literacy Strategies for the Mathematics Classroom; and But I’m Not a Reading Teacher: Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas. All are published by Eye on Education, now part of Routledge.

Amy is president of the Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar, an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of English and is a member of the professional development network of the National Council and Eye on Education.