Fall Conference November 14th, 2015 (8:30-4:15)!
Location: Kamiak High School
(10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Mukilteo, WA 98275)
Keynote Speaker: Donalyn Miller
KidLit/Middle Grade Author: Dan Gemeinhart
WORD’s Fall Conference Presents A Day with Donalyn! Saturday, November 14th, 2015, from 8:30am to 4:15pm at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo.
The Book Whisperer herself will be here to share:
1) Methods that support students as lifelong readers
2) Tools to engage young readers in various texts
3) Instructional practices using nonfiction texts, other than textbooks, in your classroom,
4) Conferring tips to encourage students to read genres, like nonfiction, they tend to avoid, and MORE!!
Also, meet Dan Gemeinhart, author of the middle grade novel, The Honest Truth. The Honest Truth was chosen by the American Booksellers Association as one of its 10 Middle Grade and Young Adult “Indies Introduce” selections (of notable debut novels) for Winter/Spring 2015! Find out what his favorite books are!
If you have ideas about who you would like to learn from, please contact one of the WORD Executive Board members and let us know. Our mission is to support our colleagues throughout Washington and we’d love to hear what you think.