Dr. Jeffrey Wilhelm

Jeffrey Wilhelm is Distinguished Professor of English Education at Boise State University and is the founding director of the Maine and Boise State Writing Projects. He is the author or co-author of 41 books about literacy teaching and learning, and has won NCTE’s Promising Research award for YOU GOTTA BE THE BOOK, and the David H. Russell Award for research for READING DON’T FIX NO CHEVYS and for READING UNBOUND. His most recent publication is PLANNING POWERFUL INSTRUCTION: 7 MUST MAKE MOVES TO TRANSFORM HOW WE TEACH – AND HOW STUDENTS LEARN which explores how guided inquiry and cognitive apprenticeship approaches can inform planning and the implementation of instruction that works for equity, social-emotional learning deep engagement and transformed ways of knowing, doing, thinking and being. Jeff has devoted his professional career to helping teachers help their students and is particularly devoted to equitably assisting students who are considered to be reluctant, struggling, or at-risk.