Being a Writer: Conferring Webinar
Monday, December 12, 2011 from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM (PST)
If you missed this webinar, here is the link to the recording: http://bit.ly/vFUgmP
4:30 Eastern/1:30 Pacific
Carl Anderson said, “Conferring is not the icing on the cake; it IS the cake.”
Explore the importance of conferring with young readers and writers during the literacy block Through video and discussion, learn about tools to use when working with students in one-on-one settings. Examine how teachers can foster individual students’ growth as caring, thoughtful, and inspired readers and writers.
About the Presenter
Ann Marie Corgill has been a teacher in Birmingham, Alabama, and Bronxville, New York. In 2009, she was honored as Teacher of the Year in her district and was in the final four for Alabama’s Teacher of the Year, 2009–2010. Ann was recently awarded Alabama’s 2011 Advancement of Literacy Award at this year’s annual Gulf Coast Writing Conference in San Destin, Florida. She is the author of Of Primary Importance (Stenhouse, 2008).
How to Join the Webinar
Developmental Studies Center
DSC is a nonprofit educational publisher dedicated to children’s intellectual, ethical, and social development. Since 1980, DSC has conducted research and developed school-based and after-school programs that help children develop capacities to think deeply and critically so they will continue learning throughout their lives and deepen their commitment to the values of kindness, helpfulness, personal responsibility, and respect for others.