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Dedicated to Teachers

Heinemann Authors at Literacy for All

Heinemann Authors at Literacy for AllHeinemann is proud to sponsor the 2021 Literacy for All Conference, a national literacy and Reading Recovery conference for PreK-8 educators.

This eight-day event (running October 16-23) includes live and pre-recorded professional development sessions that will be available for on-demand viewing.

Many Heinemann authors will be presenting at this conference, both live and on-demand. A full list is below.

Live Sessions

Oct. 16, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Empower and Engage: Creating Independent Readers

Presented by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst, coauthors of Notice and Note and Reading Nonfiction

Oct. 17, 1:00-2:30 p.m.

Centering Humanity in our Practice

Presented by Sara Ahmed, author of Being the Change and coauthor of Upstanders

Oct. 17, 2:45-3:45 p.m.

The Role of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Literacy Instruction

Presented by Gianna Cassetta, coauthor of The Caring Teacher

Oct. 21, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Leading Our Own Learning: Create a Coaching PLN

Presented by Stephanie Affinito, author of Leading Literate Lives

Oct. 21, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Engaging Readers Through Inquiry and Conferring

Presented by Jennifer Scoggin and Hannah Schneewind, coauthor of Trusting Readers

Oct. 23, 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Teaching Writing in Small Groups for Remote and In-Person Teaching

Presented by Jennifer Serravallo, author of Teaching Writing in Small Groups and Connecting with Students Online



On-Demand Sessions

Examining Craft Decisions in the Teaching of Nonfiction Reading and Writing

Presented by Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, co-creators of Fountas & Pinnell Literacy™

Risk. Fail. Rise. Mistakes Writing Teachers and Students Make Can Transform Student Learning

Presented by M. Colleen Cruz, author of Risk. Fail. Rise. and The Unstoppable Writing Teacher

Building Foundations of an Antibias and Antiracist Practice

Presented by Liz Kleinrock, author of Start Here, Start Now

Reading Like a Writer: Hands-On Supports for Deepening and Extending the Practice

Presented by Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell, coauthors of A Teacher’s Guide to Mentor Texts and Writing with Mentors

Making Authentic Connection: Ways to Ensure That Our Students Connect to the Curriculum

Presented by Towanda Harris, author of The Right Tools

Story Workshop: New Possibilities for Young Writers

Presented by Susan Harris MacKay, author of Story Workshop

Using Poetry in the Content Areas

Presented by Clare Landrigan, coauthor of It’s All About the Books

“Hey, Teacher! Guess What That Reminds Me Of?!” Connection Rich Environments That Ignite Learning

Presented by Sunday Cummins, author of Nurturing Informed Thinking

Presenting Information and Cultivating Curiosity Through Picture Books

Presented by Sneed B. Collard, author of Teaching Nonfiction Revision

Talk as Transformation: Centering Children’s Curiosity to Build Passion, Agency, and Joy

Presented by Maria Nichols, author of Building Bigger Ideas

Teach Social and Emotional Learning Through Literacy Workshops

Presented by Mike Anderson, coauthor of The Research-Ready Classroom

Collegial Collaboration That’s Practical and Productive

Presented by Mike Anderson, coauthor of The Research-Ready Classroom

Collegial Collaboration That’s Practical and Productive

Presented by Mike Anderson, coauthor of The Research-Ready Classroom

Supporting Vocabulary Development in K-2 Classrooms (Grade K-2) 

Presented by Tanya S. Wright, author of A Teacher's Guide to Vocabulary Development Across the Day.


Heinemann is a proud sponsor of the 2021 Literacy for All Conference. Click here for a conference overview. 

Topics: Gay Su Pinnell, Heinemann, M. Colleen Cruz, Rebekah O'Dell, Sneed B. Collard III, Allison Marchetti, Bob Probst, Gianna Cassetta, Irene Fountas, Jennifer Serravallo, Kylene Beers, Sara Ahmed, Sunday Cummins, Clare Landrigan, Stephanie Affinito, Maria Nichols, Towanda Harris, Susan Harris MacKay, Jennifer Scoggin, Hannah Schneewind

Date Published: 10/08/21

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