Hindley is one of the founding members of the Manhattan
New School in New York City.
her important work at this public elementary school,
Joanne brings many years experience as a teacher of
various elementary grades, as a staff developer and
literacy coach in grades k-6, and as a co-leader of
the Teachers College Writing Project.
often serves as a consultant to school districts throughout
the United States, conducting demonstration lessons,
leading workshops, and delivering keynote addresses.
has presented many times at NCTE, IRA, NYSRA, and numerous
colleges and universities across the country including
Teachers College, Pennsylvania State University, Adelphi,
and American International College.
is the author of "In The Company of Children"
(Stenhouse) an educational book about creating and maintaining
successful reading and writing workshops. She has also
been published in The Horn Book, School
Talk, and The New Advocate.
Joanne’s classroom is the subject of a series of videotapes
entitled "Inside Reading and Writing Workshops"
also available through Stenhouse Publishers.
a member of the Elementary Steering Committee of NCTE,
Joanne served as the editor of School Talk magazine
for 2 years.
the summer months ,Joanne can be found teaching at summer
literacy institutes throughout the country from Boston,
Massachusetts to Seattle Washington.