2017
January
1/6 The New Essentials for Transforming Literacy Teaching (Handout)
The School District of Manatee County, Bradenton, FL
1/20-21 - The Ramped-Up Read Aloud: Sparking Comprehension and Fueling Writers (K-3)
- The Promise of Poetry to Boost Vulnerable Readers’ Fluency and Comprehension (K-3)
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Picture Books and Pencils: Teaching Informational Research, Reading, and Writing (K-3)
- Guiding Readers Toward Independence: Building Stamina, Fluency, and Comprehension (K-3)
When Struggling Readers Thrive. Summit 17, Victoria, BC

February
2/18 Books, Books, Books: I Can’t Teach Without Them! (Handout)
Anderson’s 15th Annual Children’s Literature Breakfast 2017, Woodridge, IL
2/24 - Guiding Readers Toward Independence: It’s as Easy as 1-2-3 (Handout)
- The Ramped-Up Read Aloud: Sparking Comprehension and Fueling Writers
(Handout)
Reading for the Love of It Conference, Toronto, ON, Canada
March
3/12 Unlocking Opportunities through Classroom Libraries: Promoting the Joy and Power of Reading (Handout)
Illinois Reading Council (IRC), Wired Wednesday Webinar, 7:00 p.m.
May
5/6 TBD
Sacramento Area Reading Association (SARA) Conference: 
Sacramento Area Reading Association, Sacramento, CA
July
7/14-16 - Guiding Readers: Zooming In On Comprehension (with Jan Richardson) (Handout)
- Blurring the Lines: Launching an Integrated Reading and Writing Workshop
(Handout)
- Listen, Think, Talk, and Comprehend: Elevating Interactive Read-Aloud Experiences
(Handout)
International Literacy Association (ILA), Orlando, FL

August
8/3 - The New Essentials for Transforming Literacy Teaching (Handout)
Pinellas County Schools, Dunedin, FL
8/3 - Peace, Joy, and BOOKS!
Pinellas Reading Council, Oldsmar, FL
8/16 The Revved-Up Read Aloud: What to Notice as You Turn the Page
Ysleta School District, El Paso, TX
September
9/16 Make Every Book Count! The Best Picture Books for Teaching Readers and Writers (Handout)
Indiana State Reading Association, Noblesville, IN
October
10/5-7 - Fifty Nifty Picture Books and How to Use Them to Teach Young Writers
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Blurring the Lines: Peeking into an Integrated Reading and Writing Workshop (with Karen Biggs-Tucker)
- The Ramped-Up Read Aloud: Sparking Comprehension and Fueling Writers
Illinois Reading Council Conference, Peoria, IL

10/23 - Assess, Decide, and Guide: The Keys to Helping ALL Readers Succeed
(K-5)
- Spark the Reading-Writing Connection (K-2)
Literacy for All Conference, Providence, RI