Writing Professional Development
and Special Presentations
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Bernabei has taught grades 4 - 11 in San
Antonio public schools for 18 years and has conducted
writing workshops for enthusiastic teacher audiences
throughout Texas for the past 15 years. She is
co-author (with Barry Lane) of Why We Must Run With
Scissors: Voice Lessons in Persuasive Writing. She
spent nine months "working backstage" at the
Texas Education Agency's Division of Student Assessment,
where she participated in the thoughtful test-building
Gretchen help you with TAKS
Workshop / Keynote Offerings:
Voice Lessons in TAKS Writing 4-12
Reviving the Essay : How to Teach Structure Without
a writer, performer, and teaching artist, who works with
students K-12 in dozens of classrooms each year and is a
sought- after keynote speaker. As
one of the country's leading kinesthetic
learning experts and author of
Learning On Their Feet - A Sourcebook for
Across the Curriculum, her
techniques are gathering rave reviews from public school
educators. For example: "Our
Connecticut Mastery Test Scores have continued to rise
since Carolís ideas have become part of our writing
curriculum. Her ideas are a MUST for all teachers who
want to meet the state standards while making their
classrooms engaging, exciting, challenging and
fun." says Karen Loiselle, Director of Curriculum,
Instruction, and Professional Development, Colchester
See a 9 minute QuickTime clip of Carol Glynn in Action
please click HERE.
download the QuickTime Viewer, click HERE
read more about Carol's new video series Carol Out of
the Box click HERE.
Workshop / Keynote Offering:
Learning on Their Feet: Kinesthetic learning
Across the Curriculum
Hewitt started writing poems as a teenager. Ten years later, he was teaching
teenagers and publishing their poems, while publishing and performing
his own work in venues as diverse as Harpers, The Paris Review,
Exquisite Corpse, the Whitney Museum, and the Honolulu Zoo.
Hewitt brings his quirky sense of "poetry" to his workshops with junior high and high school students,
and continues to write, publish, and perform his poems wherever he
can. Hewitt teaches in the Adult Degree Program at Vermont College and
serves as Writing/Secondary English Consultant to the Vermont
Department of Education. In 1995, Heinemann published his first book
for teachers, A Portfolio Primer: Teaching, Collecting, and Assessing Student
newest book, Hewitt's Guide to Slam Poetry and
Poetry Slam (a Book & DVD Combo) is now
available in our bookstore by clicking HERE.
Workshop / Keynote Offerings:
The Complete Guide to Teaching Slam Poetry 6-12
Today you Are my Favorite Poet: Teaching Poetry writing
Young is a
curriculum and staff development specialist at the Lane
Education Service District in Eugene, Oregon, where he
provides language arts support to K-12 teachers in 16
school districts through workshops, technical
consultations, and model lessons. He also writes
nonfiction for children, and has had 20 books published.
His latest, Passage:
A dogís journey west with Lewis and Clark, is an
interactive book in journal format. Robertís
books have won numerous honors, including NCSS/CBC
Notable Childrenís Social Studies Trade Book, IRA/CBC
Childrenís Choice, and the Public Library
Associationís Lifetime Learning Award.
click HERE to
learn more about Robert's work as a visiting author.
Teaching the Joy of Non-fiction Writing
Exploring the 6 traits of writing.
Ballenger is the author of four books,
including The Curious Researcher, a student guide to
writing research papers, and Beyond Note Cards:
Rethinking the Freshman Research Paper. His fifth
book, forthcoming from Allyn & Bacon and coauthored
with Michelle Payne, is Readings for the Curious
Researcher. Bruce's articles and creative nonfiction
have appeared in publications ranging from College
English to the Boston Globe. He currently directs the
writing program at Boise State University.
The Curious Researcher: How to teach the joy of
Research 6-12 and beyond
show you how to tame the clutter chaos in any classroom
or office. When she isn't digging clients out from under
piles, or speaking from podiums across the country,
Porter is a popular radio guest and is featured in and
writes frequently for national publications. She
also finds time to volunteer at her children's school.
She is a popular and dynamic speaker, life-changing consultant, and author of
Organized to Last: 5 Simple Steps to Staying Organized
(available in our bookstore by clicking HERE) and
Get Paid to Win Clients: Public Speaking as Marketing
Tool, a workbook for entrepreneurs.
|"Porter was the top rated presenter among all 35 of our workshop leaders, including the 2 keynotes!"
~National Association of Professional Organizers, Denver, CO
Porter's Workshop/Keynote Offerings
The Organized Educator
Organized to Last: Five Simple Steps to Staying Organized
Organized and On-Time
Overcoming Procrastination with F.O.C.U.S.
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