Discover Writing Presents


Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM CST
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Norris Conference Center City Cntre 
Town and Country Blvd
Houston, TX 77024

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Graduate credit available through Brandman University

Barry Lane is one of the finest speakers on the teaching of writing. His combination of warmth, insight and energy is magical. My colleagues and I left our day with Barry with full hearts and high spirits, ready to bring new strategies and new energy into our writing workshops.

Lucy Calkins

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Revision:  How to Teach it, Learn it, Love it!:

Liberate your student's voices and watch them soar

on the STAAR Writing Test.

A dynamic 1 day Writing Workshop 

with author and outstanding presenter Barry Lane   



 for teachers 4-12 ( and anyone who teaches writing)


"If you're not excited about teaching writing after this workshop, check your pulse."

                                         Billy Morrison,  5th grade teacher

"The STAAR is not a writing test; it is a revising test."

                                      Victoria Young

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Fee: $229per person       


Bring the whole team and the Principal comes for free!  

PLC special : Principals attend FREE when 3 teachers from their school attend. Call 1-802-897-7022 to add them to the list.   Fax purchase orders to 1-802 897-2084  email to  

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I have never been more inspired as a teacher as well as a writer. This is truly one of the greatest conferences I have ever attended. Phenomenal!

                                                                Katie Radcliffe   4th Grade teacher

In this 1 day writing workshop, you will learn how to :

You will learn how to:

  • Create a question culture and watch writing soar
  • Teach the connection writing choice and revision
  • Put voice and choice into opinion writing
  • Teach craft concepts to aid revision
  • Help students to succeed on the STAAR with their voice in tact
  • Turn rigor to vigor with using fluency techniques
  • Replace formulaic writing with organic forms of revision
  • Teach meaningful elaboration, not just adding more details
  • Model real revision through your own writing and with models
  • Use songs to teach students revision strategies and explore themes
  • Teach the bridge between narrative and expository writing 
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If this workshop doesn't ignite your passion for teaching writing you might want to make sure you have a fuse!

                                                                             Laurie McDaniel, 9th, Lampasas, TX

  Barry can also come to your school to work with students and teachers. Click here for information.