Thank you so much to Dr. Aileen Hower who asked me to be a part of Millersville University’s Summer Literacy Institute this year! Loved working with such a great group of teachers on their last day on writing strategies to get to students dig deeper.… Read More
In June 2018, the second cohort of Heinemann Fellows presented their action research Capstone presentations in Portsmouth, NH. No words will ever fully capture the way this experience has transformed my professional and personal life. I will forever be grateful to Vicki Boyd and Ellin… Read More
In April 2018, I was honored to present on behalf of the PA Writing and Literature Project at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit Spring Dinner to a group of educators from the local area. Click HERE to see view the full slide deck. NOTE: Permission… Read More
My dear friend and Heinemann Fellows colleague Dr. Kim Parker and I presented at the Spring 2018 Gathering for The Educator Collaborative. Our workshop focused on disrupting texts in the secondary ELA classroom. Full video below.
Although we’ve been sharing and writing on the same online space on Moving Writers, there’s nothing like being able to present in real life! together like we did at #NCTE17. Rebekah O’Dell compiled and posted a recap of our session highlights HERE on MovingWriters.org. Click HERE… Read More
Ever since I attended my first Ignite session at NCTE in 2014, I’ve been fascinated by them. These intense, 5-minute presentations by some of the best thinkers in the literacy world were fast-paced and packed with so many practical, inspiring ideas. I was honored to… Read More
One of my favorite things about #NCTE17 was having the opportunity to present alongside my good friends and Heinemann Fellows colleagues, Kate Flowers and Anna Osborn. Session description: This workshop is for teachers who have decided to implement independent reading and want to extend their… Read More
Link to my presentation given at the Heinemann Fellows Symposium in June 2017.
Click HERE to see the presentation, given at the West Chester University PA Writing & Literature Project Summer Institute, July 2016.
I had the pleasure of presenting at PAWLP’s Writing in the 21st Century Mini-Conference, with a specific focus on the Six Traits, on March 19, 2016, at the West Chester University Graduate Business Center. My particular presentation was on the trait of sentence fluency; thanks… Read More