Amy Benjamin is a nationally recognized consultant specializing in improving student performance through literacy in all subject areas. Amy has given workshops, courses, and keynotes throughout the United States and Canada. She is a member of the professional development network of the National Council of Teachers of English.
Amy is an advisor to major educational publishers including Holt McDougal, McGraw Hill, and the College Board.
As a classroom teacher, Amy received honors and recognition for excellence from Tufts University, Union College, and the New York State English Council. Her classroom work was used as a model of Standards-based teaching by the New York State Education Department.
For a listing of the many books for educators written by Amy Benjamin, go to:
Here is what the Midwest Book Review has to say about Amy Benjamin's Writing in the Content Areas:
Writing In The Content Areas was written for middle and high school content area classroom teachers who assign essays, term papers, lab reports, and other writing tasks to their students. In concise and clear subject area language, Amy Benjamin provides strategies and techniques that will enable teachers of social studies, sciences, the humanities, etc. improve the quality of their students' writing in accordance with state and national curriculum standards. Writing In The Content Areas is an invaluable addition to teacher education curriculum resources and an practical, "user friendly" resource for the practicing classroom teacher.