Dorothy Kauffman, (Ph.D.), author of The Oxford Picture Dictionary for the Content Areas, is a consultant with the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, DC. Through CAL, she advocates for instruction that integrates the teaching of language and content and conducts professional development workshops at both the elementary and secondary levels. A former classroom teacher, she has served as a K-8 reading consultant and taught speech, reading, and English composition courses at the community college level. At the university level, she has taught reading methods, language arts methods, childrens literature, and supervised student teachers. The author of a supplementary reading series for grades 1-6 and a set of content-based ESL literature units for grades K-1, she helped to develop a social studies curriculum and textbooks for primary grade students of Belize. She also wrote a series of English language arts workbooks for students in grades K-5. Most recently, she revised the first edition of a staff development program, Whats Different about Teaching Reading to Students Learning English?