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Leslie A. Blauman

Blauman, Leslie

Leslie Blauman is  best known for her association with PEBC, where her classroom is a working model for staff development and the subject of  workshops and films.She has been teaching reading and literacy in Colorado schools for over 30 years.

Areas of expertise
  • Implementing the Literacy/ELA Standards 
  • Reading and Writing Workshop
  • Writing About Reading
  • Comprehension and Thinking Strategies
  • Teaching Research and Nonfiction


  • The Common Core Companion, Grades 3–5: For elementary teachers struggling to teach the Common Core Standards, much-needed help is on the way. This seminar from master teacher Leslie Blauman translates each and every standard for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and foundational skills into the day-to-day “what you do” across whole departments, schools, and districts. Participants will walk away with:

    • An understanding of what the grades 3-5 standards say, mean, and look like in daily practice 
    • Teaching ideas for each standard and adaptations for ELL students
    • Recommendations on how to cultivate the habits of mind that are critical to meeting the standards