Rebecca Barone is a teacher in Clark County School District. She has taught 4th and 5th grades and has been a literacy specialist. Currently she is a teacher of gifted students in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. Her classroom-based research has focused on gifted students, visual and text-based comprehension, and literary conversations. She has written articles that have appeared in Gifted Child Quarterly, Childhood Education, and The Reading Teacher.