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Book Talk Live with Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle

180Days_BookWelcome to our Book Talk Live with Kelly Gallagher and Penny Kittle, authors of 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents.

The idea for this book started with the question, "How do you fit it all in?" And their very honest answer is, you don't, and that's the point. As the year ebbs and flows, plans change based on students' needs. Kelly and Penny teamed up to connect their classrooms from California to New Hampshire to co-teach for a year. They spent their time planning, teaching, and revising together to come up with an entirely new approach to classroom learning. This became two teachers and their quest to engage and empower adolescents, as their subtitle suggests.

Penny and Kelly join us in this video from our Book Talk Live on Facebook Live:

 
 
 
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 To learn more about 180 Days visit heinemann.com, or click the button below to download a sample chapter!

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AU_Gallagher Kelly_Kittle Penny_AuthorPhotoALT_IMG_4855_111517v2-1Kelly Gallagher teaches at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California. He is the author of several books on adolescent literacy, most notably Readicide and Write Like This. Kelly is the former co-director of the South Basin Writing Project at California State University, Long Beach and the former president of the Secondary Reading Group for the International Literacy Association. You can follow him on Twitter @KellyGToGo

As a professional development coordinator for the Conway, New Hampshire, School District, Penny Kittle acts as a K-12 literacy coach and directs new-teacher mentoring. In addition, she teaches writing at Conway’s Kennett High School and in the Summer Literacy Institutes at the University of New Hampshire.

Penny is the author of numerous books including Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers; Children Want to Write (coauthored with Thomas Newkirk); and Write Beside Them: Risk, Voice, and Clarity in High School Writing. You can follow her on twitter @pennykittle

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