Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant

Dr. Templeton is a leading consultant and thinker in the area of vocabulary development and word knowledge, authoring several texts on the subject. He sits on the Usage Panel of The American Heritage Dictionary, and serves as an educational consultant to The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary.

Dr. Templeton is a leading consultant and thinker in the area of vocabulary development and word knowledge, authoring several texts on the subject. He sits on the Usage Panel of The American Heritage Dictionary, and serves as an educational consultant to The American Heritage Children’s Dictionary.

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Spelling Usually Makes Sense: The Logic of Sound and Meaning Patterns
The more we as teachers understand the logic underlying the spelling system, the better we will be able to teach literacy. It’s that simple. The most significant part of this…
Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
July 19, 2018
How to Approach Word Study in Balanced Literacy Classrooms
Phonics, spelling, vocabulary: effective word study addresses these three components of literacy in the context of developmentally based instruction that explores the connections between sounds and letters in and out…
Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
April 27, 2018
The Keys to Vocabulary: Word-Specific and Generative Instruction
Shane Templeton, HMH Journeys program consultant, shares how efficient and effective vocabulary instruction can inspire a curiosity and appreciation for words.
Dr. Shane Templeton
Foundation Professor Emeritus, Literacy Studies, University of Nevada, Reno; Into Reading Program Consultant
July 21, 2017