Mary Ann Zehr is in her 4th year as a teacher of history to English-language learners at Wilson High School in the District of Columbia. Previously, she reported on English-language learners for Education Week, a national newspaper about schools. Christopher Lehman is an international speaker, education consultant, and New York Times best-selling author of books for educators, including his newest. Falling in Love with Close Reading (co-authored with Kate Roberts). He supports the study of literacy best practices with schools and organizations across the country and around the world.