Sheena Cameron is an experienced primary/elementary teacher who has taught in New Zealand, England and the United States. She has lectured at the Faculty of Education at Auckland University and was also Director of Kohia Education Centre at the university. Her current work includes facilitating workshops and providing in-school support in literacy in New Zealand and internationally. Sheena regularly works in classrooms to keep in touch with the real world of teaching.
Her interest in literacy led to the publication of The Reading Activity Handbook. She has also written The Publishing and Display Handbook, which contains ideas for setting up creative classrooms and contains 74 different ways to publish student work. Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies – a practical classroom guide, is based on current research in reading comprehension and outlines how to translate this into realistic classroom practice.
Most recently, Sheena has co-authored two books with Louise Dempsey, The Writing Book and The Oral Language Book.