NCTE offers consultants and services on writing instruction that when used together, provide extended learning opportunities for teachers and makes a positive impact on learning. These opportunities include the Adolescent Literacy Pathways Program, Web Seminars, Resource Kits and books on writing for study groups. Consultants are available to present one-day or multi-day presentations or provide year-round consulting. All workshops and presentations can be customized to meet your specific needs. Make your request today!
Katherine Bomer: K-12, genre studies, conferring, writing workshop
Isoke Titilayo Nia: K-12, writing workshop, nonfiction writing
Sarah Robbins: K-12, writing our community; writing workshop
Ingrid Wendt: K-12, poetry writing; content arear
Jeffrey Wilhelm: K-12, writing workshop, grammar, conferring, assessment
Jeff Anderson: K-5, revision, editing, mentor texts, grammar
Mary Cappellini: K-5, writing workshop, ELL instruction
Curt Dudley-Marling: K-5, struggling writers
Susi Long: K-5, writers notebook, writing workshop
Katie Van Sluys: K-5, writing workshop, invitations to inquiry, ELL
Peggy Albers: 6-12, critical literacy, visual arts and literacy...
Jeff Anderson: 6-12, revision, editing, mentor texts, grammar...
Lawrence Baines: 6-12, writing and technology, writing through multisensory approaches
Amy Benjamin: 6-12, grammar, content area
Pamela Childers: 6-12, writing centers
Leila Christenbury: 6-12, writing on demand
Deborah Dean: 6-12, composition, language, grammar...
Chris Jennings Dixon: 6-12, alignment across grades, portfolios
Anne Ruggles Gere: 6-12, writing on demand
Johh Golden: 6-12, content area writing
Beth Hewett: 6-12, online writing instruction
Lauren Sewell Ingraham: 6-12, alignment across levels, nonfiction writing, preparing writing teachers
William Kist: 6-12, writing in a digital age, content area writing
Thomas McCann: 6-12, writing in content areas
Katherine McKnight: 6-12, writing in regular and inclusive classroom
Harry R. Noden: 6-12, grammar and writing instruction
Jeffrey Golub: 6-12, writing in content areas, online writing assessment
Susanne Rubenstein: 6-12, writing process, writing for publication
Robert Probst: 6-12, responding to literature
Kelly Sassi: 6-12, writing on demand
Michael W. Smith: 6-12, motivating writers
Brian Huot: WAC program development and assessment
Chris Jennings Dixon
Writing in a Digital Age
Presenter: William Kist
What’s new in adolescent literacy?
—Kids are still reading books
—Kids are also doing a lot of reading and writing online
Quick overview of trends in helping struggling writers be better writers
—Motivating struggling writers
—Activities to do Before Writing
—Activities to do During Writing
—Activities to do After Writing
What are “reading” and “writing” in the 21st century?
—Literacy will probably be more “screen-based” than “page-based.”
—People will still need to be good at reading and writing print.
—Writing will also include being able to create in media other than print:
graphic design, music, video and still photography
What are some assignments that teachers can give that will tap into these new literacies?
—Examples from my book, New Literacies in Action
Video clips from documentary footage shot on location
—Examples of digital portfolio management systems
Making Writing Instruction Tangible
Presenter: Katie McKnight
Audience: 6-12 teachers and teacher leaders
Several well known writing gurus offer models and ideas for teaching writing and grammar in context. It is often suggested that teachers use mini lessons as an instructional strategy for teaching grammar. The participants will learn how to develop effective mini lessons that integrate Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. These lesson integrate different learning styles and are designed to support all learners, regular education and students with special needs, in the inclusive classroom.
Teaching for Understanding—Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Presenter: Kathleen Kryza
Audience: 6-12 teachers
Would you like to promote ownership and independence with your students? Learn strategies for teaching students the vital reading, writing, speaking and listening skills that they need to become successful learners. These strategies are important for all learners, but a MUST for struggling students in the regular or special education classroom.