2020 Sessions

Learning Together in Communities of Practice

Thursday, February 6, 2020

  • Jennifer Abrams
    • Swimming in the Deep End: What Does It Take
    • Having Hard Conversations
  • Carl Anderson
    • Individualize Writing Instruction by Conferring with Your Student Writers (Grades K-2)
    • Individualize Writing Instruction by Conferring with Your Student Writers (Grades 3-8)
  • Gravity Goldberg
    • Teach Like Yourself: Why Your Students Need You To Be You
    • Supporting Reader Independence
  • Marcelle Haddix
  • Towanda Harris
  • Carol Jago
    • Meeting Words Where They Live: Rethinking Vocabulary Instruction
    • The Book in Question: Why and How Reading Is in Crisis
  • Matthew Kay
    • Demystifying the “Safe Space”: Creating Supportive Classrooms & Relationships
    • Not Light, But Fire
  • David Kilpatrick
  • Kristi Mraz
    • Building Compassionate Communities: Strategies for Developing Empathy in the Classroom through Literacy Structures
    • Writing Workshop is for Everyone: Towards a More Inclusive Writing Practice

  • Marilyn Pryle
  • Linda Rief
    • Quickwrites: How to Jumpstart Your Students' Thinking and Writing
    • A Writer-Reader Notebook: A Place for Students to Develop and Grow as Readers and Writers
  • Pernille Ripp
    • Now What? Helping Students Become and Remain Passionate Readers
    • Passionate Writers – Helping Students Become True Writers

Friday, February 7, 2020

  • Stephanie Affinito
    • Harnessing Technology to Build Teacher Learning Communities
    • Leading Literacy: Blending Teachers & Tech to Build Joyful Reading Communities
  • Kathy Collins
    • Welcome to the Reading Club! Ideas to Engage Children Who are Reluctant, Resistant, or Hesitant Readers
    • Myth-busting and Demystifying Reading Conferences: Here's to a New You!
  • Sunday Cummins
  • Marla Frazee
  • Richard Gentry
    • How the Science of Reading Informs Best Classroom Practices: Effective Word Study
    • Understanding and Overcoming Dyslexia in Light of Reading Science
  • Matt Glover
  • Georgia Heard
  • Aeriale Johnson
  • Hena Kahn
  • Penny Kittle
    • Writing with Passion: Stories as Evidence to Support Ideas 
    • The Power is in Our Hands
  • Chris Lehman
  • Rafeal Lopez
  • Donalyn Miller
  • Lindsay Moses
  • Molly Ness
    • The Reinvigorated Read Aloud
  • Liz Prather
  • Kate Roberts
    • A Novel Approach
    • Falling in Love with Close Reading
  • Maggie Roberts
  • Stacey Shubitz
    • Ignite Your Teaching by Being a Teacher-Writer
    • Mine Mentor Texts for Power Craft Moves
  • Frank Serafini
    • What Still Matters in Literacy Education?
    • The What, Why and How of Multimodal Literacy

  • Cynthia Leitsch Smith
    • Hearts Unbroken: Asking Myself the Tough Questions
  • Dana Stachowiak
  • Nic Stone
  • Alfred Tatum
  • Jacqueline Witter-Easley
    • Literacy Moments: Creating Daily Teachable Moments with Beginning Readers

Saturday, February 8, 2020

  • Monique Gray Smith
    • Discovering the Stories Within Us
  • Tricia Ebarvia
  • Aeriale Johnson
  • Dana Stachowiak
  • Paul Thomas