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Connect to Comprehension

About the Author

Lynn Givens has been a teacher of struggling readers for over 30 years.  She has also served as a teacher trainer, curriculum developer, instructor in higher education, and professional development expert. She served as the Director of Intervention at the Florida Center for Reading Research in Tallahassee, where she worked with Dr. Joseph Torgesen to develop and implement intervention programs for struggling readers throughout Florida. As a professor at FSU's School of Teacher Education in Panama City, Lynn taught all courses in literacy and trained pre-teachers in the CtoC program.

In addition to Connect to Comprehension, she is also the author of Phonics Games for Fluency  and Developing Essential Writing Skills, a textbook/workbook for college-level language arts students for the past two years. She has served as an online course developer and facilitator for the Orton Gillingham Online Academy (   Lynn was elected to the Board of the Florida Dyslexia Association in 2007.