Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 8:15 PM CDT
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Chippewa Middle School
123 N. 8th Ave.
Des Plaines 60016

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Suburban Council International Literacy Association


SCIRA Member - $75
SCIRA Non-member - $120
Paraprofessional / Undergraduate student - $50 

Online registration closes on 9/22.

$10 additional cost for at the door registration.


SCIRA Fall Conference

      Conferring with Writers
  Carl Anderson  


                                                                      Click on the book to learn more 

Wednesday, September 25th
4:00 pm to 8:15 pm 

How can I get started with conferring or improve my conferences?
How can I fit conferences into my busy writing workshop schedule?
How can conferences help me meet the diverse needs of student writers?

Helping students become better writers is what writing conferences are all about. Carl will explain the underlying principles and reasons for conferring with students, and how to make writing conferences a part of your daily routine. Carl will guide you through the three main parts of a writing conference, and show you the teaching moves and intentional language that can be used in each one.  He'll help you understand:
• how to get started with conferring, or improve your existing conferences
• how to use conferences to meet the diverse needs of your student writers
• how to fit conferences into your busy writing workshop schedule.

Register Now!SCIRA is unable to offer refunds or cancellations for any reason. You can send a colleague in your place.
Teachers working toward clock hours can earn 3 hours with attendance from 4 to 8 pm.

Authorization to Release Photo & Publicity - Unless SCIRA is notified in writing, this registration constitutes an agreement that the registrant’s image, likeness, and appearance can be used in photographs of this event.