C.C. Bates

Interactive Writing: Developing Readers Through Writing


 C.C. Bates is a professor of literacy education at Clemson University and is the director of Clemson Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Training Center. Her research agenda focuses on the use of digital tools to enhance and deliver professional development for reading interventionists and K–2 classroom teachers, which stems from her ongoing inquiry into the teaching of children who are learning to read and write. Bates is the author of Interactive Writing: Developing Readers through Writing (Benchmark) and the co-author of The Next Step Forward in Running Records: Getting to the Heart of Effective Instruction through Deeper Qualitative Analysis (Scholastic). She also co-developed the Record of Reading app for oral reading assessment, which has been downloaded over 400,000 times.