Pat Cunningham is a Professor of Education at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Pat has taught first and fourth grades and remedial reading. Pat has over 30 years of teaching experience. Dottie Hall is a former curriculum coordinator who has taught first, second, third, and fourth grades, and at the college level. Dottie is the Director of the Four-Blocks Center at Wake Forest University. Dottie has over 30 years of teaching experience. Jim Cunningham is a Professor of Literacy Studies at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Jim has taught fifth grade and remedial reading. Jim has over 25 years of teaching experience. All three authors are engaged in staff development with teachers and administrators across the United States.Cunningham, Patricia M. is the author of 'Guided Reading the Four-blocks Way The Four Blocks Literacy Model Book Series', published 2000 under ISBN 9780887245794 and ISBN 088724579X.