Dinah Zike

Dinah Zike

Educational Author and Consultant
President and Founder of Dinah.com
Dinah Zike Academy, Professional Development Facility

Dinah Zike is an award-winning author, educator, and inventor known for designing three-dimensional, hands-on manipulatives and interactive graphic organizers known as Foldables® and Notebook Foldables. Dinah's manipulatives strengthen communication skills in all content areas, and it has been estimated that as many as 85% of the students in the United States will use something she has designed at some point in their K-12 education. As a frequent keynote speaker and continuing education consultant, Dinah and her trainers work with thousands of student teachers, classroom teachers, administrators, and parents every year. Ms. Zike has been an author and consultant for McGraw-Hill since 2001. Additionally, she has published a large array of popular resource books and educational materials—most notably, Dinah Zike's Notebook Foldables® and InRIGORating Notebooks With Strong Communication Skills—for her own company, Dinah.com.


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  • San Antonio, TX (Professional)


  • Professional Development
  • Setting Up and Using Interactive Notebooks in Your Classroom
  • InRIGORating Notebooks Via Strong Communication Skills
  • A Firm Foundation for Early Literacy
  • Kinesthetic Methods to Make Language Move
  • Differentiation Strategies for a Dynamic K-8 Classroom


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