Engaging Diverse Student Writers: Classroom-Ready Strategies
Tuesday, August 23 @ Monarch Hotel, Clackamas, Oregon 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
By popular demand, we have invited back two of our favorite literacy presenters:
Grades 2-5 Megan Sloan, Heinemann author and classroom teacher in Washington “Inspired to Write: Helping Students Write with Purpose, Elaborate on Ideas, and Use Powerful Language”
Grades 6-12 John Golden, NCTE author, instructional coach and teacher, Portland “Writing and Reading the Real World: Teaching the Source-Based Argument Essay”
Session descriptions and author bios (TBA)
One graduate credit available. PDU certificates provided.
$100 Portland Reading Council Member $125 Non-Member $75 Full time ed student
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