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Cooksey Smith

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Cooksey Smith is a reading specialist with over 26 years of teaching experience in Title I and K-12 classrooms in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. She began using the Read Naturally strategy in 1997 and witnessed first-hand the reading growth made by her students using the strategy. She successfully implemented it in three other school districts in which she taught. For the last several years she has shared her experiences through her Reading Best Practices and Fluency courses at Hamline University and Viterbo University.

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