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Integrating Reading and Writing: An Alternative Workshop Model

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Integrating Reading and Writing: An Alternative Workshop Model

Presented by Ellin Oliver Keene, Heinemann Author and Independent Literacy Consultant
Moderated by Jaclyn Karabinas, Lead Instructional Designer, Heinemann

Sponsored by Heinemann Professional Learning

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How can we make the most of precious literacy instruction minutes in the classroom? Watch this edWebinar to learn about innovative and high-impact ways to integrate reading and writing instruction in an alternative form of reading/writing workshop. Hear from long-time author and educator Ellin Oliver Keene to learn how this approach helps to address scheduling challenges, increase classroom engagement, create valuable connections between reading and writing, and more. Viewers will:

  • Learn about the instructional benefits of integrating reading and writing instruction
  • Understand how this practice supports differentiation, solving scheduling challenges, and engagement
  • Hear examples of classroom implementation

This edWebinar is of interest to K-8 teachers, literacy specialists, librarians, and school and district leaders.

Ellin Oliver KeeneAbout the Presenter

Ellin Oliver Keene has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, non-profit director and adjunct professor of reading and writing. For sixteen years she directed staff development initiatives at the Denver-based Public Education & Business Coalition. She served as Deputy Director and Director of Literacy and Staff Development for the Cornerstone Project at the University of Pennsylvania for 4 years. Ellin works with schools and districts throughout the country and abroad. Her emphasis is long-term, school-based professional development and strategic planning for literacy learning. She serves as senior advisor at Heinemann, overseeing the Heinemann Fellows initiative and is the editor of the Heinemann Catalogue/Journal.

Ellin recently published The Literacy Studio: Redesigning the Workshop for Readers and Writers which is focused on an up-to-date conceptualization of Readers/Writers’ workshop. She is the author of Engaging Children: Igniting the Drive for Deeper Learning (2018), is co-editor and co-author of The Teacher You Want to Be: Essays about Children, Learning, and Teaching (Heinemann, 2015); co-editor of the Not This, but That series (Heinemann, 2013 – 2018); author of Talk About Understanding: Rethinking Classroom Talk to Enhance Understanding (Heinemann, 2012), To Understand: New Horizons in Reading Comprehension (Heinemann, 2008), co-author of Comprehension Going Forward (Heinemann, 2011), co-author of Mosaic of Thought: The Power of Comprehension Strategy Instruction, 2nd edition (Heinemann, 2007, 1 st edition, 1997) and author of Assessing Comprehension Thinking Strategies (Shell Educational Books, 2006) as well as numerous chapters for professional books and journals on the teaching of reading as well as education policy journals.

Jaclyn Karabinas

About the Moderator

Jaclyn Karabinas is an energetic, creative educator who was a classroom teacher from 2001–2014. Now a lead instructional designer with Heinemann Professional Learning, she spent eight years as an independent consultant, staff developer, and instructional coach. She has a passion for mixing and matching her skill sets from the worlds of educational technology, arts integration, and progressive literacy instruction. Jaclyn holds a master’s degree in arts integration in curriculum and instruction. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer and a UNH Learning Through Teaching adjunct.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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