GALLAS, Karen. American, b. 1949. Genres: Language/Linguistics. Career: Elementary schoolteacher in Beverly, MA, 1972-79; Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA, demonstration teacher, 1979-80; University of Maine at Machias, assistant professor, 1981-85; teacher and director of gifted and talented education at public schools in Norwood, MA, 1985-87; Brookline Public Schools, Brookline, MA, elementary teacher, 1987-. Lesley College, faculty member, 1983-93. Consultant to Galef Institute. Publications: The Languages of Learning, 1994; Talking Their Way into Science, 1995. Address: Lawrence School, 27 Francis St., Brookline, MA 02446, U.S.A.