Thomas G. Gunning
Thomas G. Gunning, a former elementary school reading consultant and junior high English teacher, is Professor Emeritus, Southern Connecticut State University, where he was department chair and reading clinic director. Gunning is currently an Adjunct Professor, Reading/ Language Arts Department, Central Connecticut State University. Gunning has conducted research on group reading inventories, vocabulary assessment, reading disabilities, intervention programs, readability, response to intervention, decoding processes and strategies, and literacy skills needed to cope with high-stakes tests. Professor Gunning's other books with Pearson include Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students, Eighth Edition; Assessing and Correcting Reading and Writing Difficulties, Fourth Edition; Creating Literacy Instruction for All Students In Grades 4-8, Third Edition; Developing Higher-Level Literacy in All Students: Building Reading, Reasoning, and Responding; and Closing the Literacy Gap.