About the Author
Karlyn Wood received his Ed.D. from Hofstra University and is Professor of Humanities in the School of Education at the State University of New York/College at Old Westbury on Long Island, where he teaches courses in interdisciplinary methodology and child development. He supervises and conducts seminars for student teachers and is currently the Chair of the Childhood Education and Literacy Department. Karlyn has taught at the elementary level, served as a district reading consultant, administrator, and coordinator for an experimental elementary program. His publications include articles in Language Arts, Childhood Education, The Journal of Child Development, and The Journal of Teacher Education. His papers have been included in Sociological Abstracts and ERIC documents. He belongs to the American Educational Research Association, Association Montessori Internationale, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and he is a member of the Kappa Delta Pi honor society.