Dr. George M. Jacobs is a big fan of student centered education. That is why he has a long history of advocating for, using, and combining Extensive Reading and Cooperative Learning. Among his related books are Teachers Sourcebook for Extensive Reading, Read Aloud Asia, Successful Strategies for Extensive Reading (with Willy A Renandya), Simple, Powerful Strategies for Student Centered Learning (with Willy A Renandya), and Student Centered Cooperative Learning (with Willy A Renandya). George serves on the board of the Extensive Reading Foundation. He has lived in Singapore since 1993, and enjoys making new friends by Zooming around the world, courtesy of the internet.