Amy Benjamin

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.

Amy Benjamin
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What Others Says

Each chapter clearly demonstrates what teaching the targeted concept looks like in a workshop classroom, with examples for different grade levels which can be adapted as necessary. Clear and understandable, and eminently practical, the book clearly achieves the objective of showing how to teach grammar in the context of the workshop model.

Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch

If you are a content area teacher who has been known to think – or even say out loud – “I’m a _____ teacher, not a reading teacher,” then Amy Benjamin’s But I’m Not a Reading Teacher: Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas is a must read. The book’s four parts provide examples, strategies, and practical applications for all teachers. Additionally, at, teachers will find more activities and classroom ready ideas for literacy instruction. Dr. Benjamin’s suggested strategies are sensible and easy for a busy teacher to implement.

Anne Anderson for MiddleWeb