Learning Literacy Through Inquiry


Dr. Heidi Mills is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of South Carolina. Heidi’s collaborative research with classroom teachers is featured in professional journals, videotapes, national conferences, and seven books published by Heinemann and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Heidi’s latest book, Learning for Real: Teaching Content and Literacy Across the Curriculum, published by Heinemann reflects years of collaborative inquiry with remarkable, take-your-breath-away K–5 teachers at the Center for Inquiry. Heidi and her husband, Timothy O’Keefe, were the recipients of the 2014 National Council of Teachers of English Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts Award. Heidi consults with schools across South Carolina and the country.