Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence

Dr. Bill McBride is a well-known international speaker, educator, and author. He is currently Author-in-Residence for HMH’s ELA programs and a consulting author on HMH’s Common Core literature program Collections. Best known for his novel Entertaining an Elephant, which has been made into a graphic novel for teens, he has also published Building Literacy in Social Studies and If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well, which shows teachers how to use classroom debate to teach research, critical thinking, and persuasive writing. Dr. McBride’s latest book is Inside the Text, a Tier 2 reading program for secondary struggling readers and intermediate ELs.

Dr. Bill McBride is a well-known international speaker, educator, and author. He is currently Author-in-Residence for HMH’s ELA programs and a consulting author on HMH’s Common Core literature program Collections. Best known for his novel Entertaining an Elephant, which has been made into a graphic novel for teens, he has also published Building Literacy in Social Studies and If They Can Argue Well, They Can Write Well, which shows teachers how to use classroom debate to teach research, critical thinking, and persuasive writing. Dr. McBride’s latest book is Inside the Text, a Tier 2 reading program for secondary struggling readers and intermediate ELs.

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Engaging the Disengaged
In an age of constant distraction, how do we help students focus? Dr. Bill McBride looks at how our brains take in information, how we learn, and what teachers can do to keep students' attention.
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
March 27, 2017
Four Ways to Help Students Become Better Writers
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Program Author Dr. Bill McBride shares four ways to help students analyze complex prompts and become better writers.
Dr. Bill McBride
Author-in-Residence
September 13, 2016