Brian Hand is the coauthor of the Heinemann titles Negotiating Science and Questions, Claims, and Evidence. He is a science educator at the University of Iowa who is involved in research on student learning and how we use language in science classrooms to help the learning process. Brian was a school teacher for eleven years before moving into the university system, where he has published in a wide range of journals.
Lynn Hockenberry is the coauthor of the Heinemann title Questions, Claims, and Evidence (2008). A twenty-four teaching veteran, she implemented the Science Writing Heuristic approach in Questions, Claims, and Evidence and knows the power that linking science with literacy has to engage students. Now a reading consultant with Loess Hills AEA 13, she provides literacy professional development to K - 12 teachers.
Lori Norton-Meier is the coauthor of the Heinemann titles Negotiating Science and Questions, Claims, and Evidence. She has been intrigued by children's stories since her time as a kindergarten teacher. She is currently an assistant professor at Iowa State University in Literacy Education. Her areas of interest include early childhood literacy, science literacy, family literacy, and media literacy.
Kim Wise is the coauthor of the Heinemann title Questions, Claims, and Evidence (2008). A former elementary and middle school teacher, she has been involved in science education for fifteen years. Currently a science consultant for Loess Hills AEA 13 in Southwest Iowa, Kim provides professional development in the areas of science curriculum, instruction, and assessment.