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Corwin Literacy Author Consultants

Why Are Corwin Literacy Author Consultants in Such Demand?

Because each and every one is so profoundly committed to students and teachers, and to making every school in America crackle with intellectual and creative spark. Corwin Literacy Author Consultants offer one- two-, and three-day workshops and multiday residencies on subjects as diverse as

Visible Learning in the Literacy Classroom • Implementing the ELA Standards • Developing Literacy Leaders • Teaching Grammar in Context • Small-Group Differentiated Instruction • Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension • Writing Across the Content Areas • Student Engagement and Motivation • Close Reading • Cultivating Growth Mindsets • and More!

For more information about bringing any of the following Corwin Literacy call 800-831-6640 or click on the learn more button 

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Nancy Akahavan (Grades 4-8)

Content-Area Literacy
Nonfiction Content and Comprehension Instruction
English Learners and Language Acquisition
Reading and Writing Instruction
Reading and Writing with Struggling Learners
Vocabulary Development

Deborah Appleman

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading
Building Trust in Schools
Staying True to Students and Best Practices
Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents
Voice in Adolescent Writing

Gretchen Bernabei (Grades 4-12)

Creating High-Scoring Essays
STAAR Test Prep
Teaching Academic Writing Through Mentor Texts
Teaching Grammar in Context
Using Detail in Writing

Leslie Blauman (Grades 3-8)

Comprehension and thinking strategies
Implementing the Literacy/ELA standards
Reading and writing workshop
Teaching research and nonfiction
Writing about reading

Nancy Boyles (Grades K-6)

Close Reading and Text Complexity
Designing Common Core-Aligned Assessments
Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Small-Group Differentiated Instruction
Teaching Opinion/Argument Writing


Jim Burke (Grades K-12)

Academic Essentials (Reading, Writing, Speaking/Listening, Taking Notes, Thinking)
Critical Thinking
Implementing Standards-Based Literacy Teaching
Reading and Writing About Arguments
Student Engagement and Motivation

Harvey ""Smokey" Daniels (Grades K-12)

Classroom Engagement
Collaboration and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills
Inquiry Circles
Literature Circles
Teaching Reading in Content Areas
Teaching Writing in Content Areas

Barry Gilmore (Grades 6-12)

Engagement and Motivation
Implementing Standards-Based Literacy Teaching
Speaking and Listening Activities That Improve Reading and Writing
Teaching Writing and Revision Strategies

Gravity Goldberg (Grades K-6)

Authentic Literacy Assessment
Growth Mindsets
Learning with Technology
Reader Ownership and Student Independence
Student Engagement and Motivation
Special Education

ReLeah Cossett Lent (Grades 6-12)

Administration & Leadership
Disciplinary Literacy
Growing Literacy Leaders
Inquiry and Problem Solving for Deep Learning
Student Engagement and Motivation

Laura Robb (Grades 4-12)

Assessment and Feedback
Productive Talk About Reading
Reading Comprehension
Reading-Writing Connection
Teacher Motivation
Vocabulary Building

Michael Smith (Grades 6-12)

Adolescent Literacy and the Teaching of Reading
Building Trust in Schools
Staying True to Students and Best Practices
Teaching Literary Theory to Adolescents
Voice in Adolescent Writing

Nancy Steineke (Grades K-12)

Brain-Based Learning
Content-Area Literacy
ELA Strategies
Social Emotional Learning
Student Engagement and Motivation

Jeff Wilhelm (Grades 6-12)

Reaching and Assisting Reluctant and Struggling Readers
Teaching with Inquiry
Student Engagement and Motivation
Teacher Research
Teaching Writing: Argument, Informational Texts, and Narrative Texts

Douglas Fisher & Nancy Frey

Fisher Frey Collaborative (Grades K-12)

Accessing Complex Texts
Close Reading and Text-Dependent Questions
Close Reading
Gradual Release of Responsibility
Reading: Formative Assessment

Make Literacy Visible (Grades K-12)

Determining Your Impact (as it applies to literacy)
Surface, Deep, and Transfer Learning (as it applies to literacy)
Visible Learning for Literacy