About the Authors
Melissa Dickson, MEd, is an outstanding presenter and educator. She is passionate about providing teachers with research-based ideas and strategies that can be immediately implemented. In her decades as an educator, Melissa has been a literacy coach, staff developer, site-based team leader, mentor teacher, inclusion teacher, classroom teacher, and early-childhood teacher. S
LeAnn Nickelsen, MEd, delivers presentations nationally on brain research topics, differentiation, reading and vocabulary strategies, and nutrition affecting cognition, all based on the latest research. She is known for delivering a wealth of information in an active, fun format with very specific, practical classroom examples. Participants leave with many ideas for maximizing learning for all students.