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Writing Like a Reader, Reading Like a Writer: Making Literacy Connections Through Individual Student Conferences
Dan Feigelson has worked extensively as a teacher, staff developer, curriculum writer, principal, and local superintendent. He leads institutes, workshops, and lab sites on the teaching of reading and writing and is the author of Reading Projects Reimagined: Student-Driven Conferences to Deepen Critical Thinking and Practical Punctuation: Lessons in Rule Making and Rule Breaking in Elementary Writing.
In this webinar, Dan will offer basic, user-friendly techniques for conferring successfully and suggest ways to foster reading and writing connections across different types of conferences.
Key Practices in Teaching Writing
Wednesday, May 13, 9:00 am ET
Matt Glover has been a teacher, principal, author, and consultant for over 30 years. A nationally known literacy consultant, Matt frequently speaks on topics related to nurturing writers, early reading, and supporting children's intellectual development. He has coauthored and coedited numerous works. His newest book is
Craft and Process Studies: Units that Provide Writers with Choice of Genre.
In this webinar, Matt will use authentic student writing samples to explore key beliefs about teaching writing and the actions that align with those beliefs, including: teaching with mentors, conferring with writers, increasing student engagement, and more.
Welcome to the Reading Club! Ideas to Engage Children Who Are Reluctant, Resistant, or Hesitant Readers, in Class or at Home
Wednesday, May 20, 9:00 am ET
Kathy Collins presents at conferences and works in schools all over the world to support teachers in developing high‐quality, effective literacy instruction in the elementary school grades. She is the co-author and author of several books, including of I Am Reading: Nurture Meaning‐Making and Joyful Engagement with Texts and Reading for Real: Teach Children to Read With Power, Intention, and Joy in K‐3 Classrooms. Kathy was also a classroom teacher in Brooklyn, New York.
In this webinar, Kathy will suggest strategies for engaging readers who just seem to “go through the motions” with books. Reading volume matters, and it’s essential that children develop a reading life. Join Kathy to learn how to help these students open their minds and make room for reading.