Bruce Joyce grew up in New Jersey, was educated at Brown University, and, after military service, taught in the schools of Delaware. He was a professor at the University of Delaware, the University of Chicago, and Teachers College, Columbia University, where he directed the laboratory school and the elementary teacher education program. His research, writing, and consultation are focused on models of teaching, professional development design and implementation, school renewal, and programs for K12 beginning readers and Grade 3-12 struggling readers. Primary topics of his speaking and consultation include Teaching Methods, Curriculum and Content, Staff Development, and 21 st Century School Renewal. He lives in Saint Simons Island, Georgia, and can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org . With Emily Calhoun, his most recent book is Models of Professional Development (2010). Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press.