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Biography

Nora Gaydos

Nora Gaydos is an elementary schoolteacher in Connecticut and has taught for more than sixteen years. Her classroom experience includes teaching kindergarten and first, second, third, and fourth grades. She has a broad understanding of how beginning readers develop, from the earliest stage of pre-reading to becoming independent, self-motivated readers.

Nora is the author of the award-winning Now I’m Reading! program, as well as many other books focused on the development of children's literacy. Nora has a degree in elementary education from Miami University in Ohio, and she has two amazing sons, Luke and Owen, both of whom learned to read with Now I’m Reading!