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Matt Glover

Matt Glover has a deep interest in nurturing the thinking and decision making of teachers and students. Matt has been an educator for over 25 years, as a teacher, a principal, author and consultant. He is the author and co-author of several books on teaching writing and reading.

He is the co-author with Mary Alice Berry of Projecting Possibilities for Writers: The How, What, and Why of Designing Units of Study, K-5, which supports teachers in designing units of study based on a stack of mentor texts. He is also the author of Engaging Young Writers, and the co-author with Katie Wood Ray of Already Ready and Sit Down and Teach Up, a video enhanced ebook that includes video clips of writing conferences with young children.

Matt recently published with Kathy Collins the book I Am Reading: Nurturing Young Children’s Meaning Making and Joyful Engagement With Any Book, which focuses on emergent readers. Along with Ellin Keene, Matt is the editor of the a collection of essays titled The Teacher You Want to Be: Essays on Children, Learning and Teaching.

Matt is a frequent presenter at conferences and in school districts across the country on topics related to nurturing young writers and readers and supporting children’s intellectual growth and development. Matt lives in Cincinnati, OH with his wife and four children.

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