Discover Writing Presents

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Friday, May 3, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Payson Smith Hall room 204  Room 204
University of Southern Maine Portland
Portland, ME

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Each attendee receives a Free Copies of After the End and The Tortoise and Hare Continued



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"I love how today's session took the pressure off me and showed me ways to open kids writing abilities." Taryn Tupes


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


A dynamic 1 day Writing Workshop 

with author and outstanding presenter Barry Lane   


 for teachers 3-12 ( and anyone who teaches writing)

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Need help?  Call 802-829-1321

Fee: $99 per person       


Register today, Risk free.  Space limited to only 25 teachers.

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

A Dynamic Day of Learning, Laughing, and Loving Revision



  • Create a question culture and watch writing soar
  • Teach the connection writing choice and revision
  • Teaching craft concepts to aid revision
  • Becoming the Writing Teacher of Your Dreams
  • Turn rigor to vigor with using fluency techniques
  • Replacing formulaic writing with organic forms of revision
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  • Teach the bridge between narrative and expository writing 
  • 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
  • Online video resources
  •  Bringing it all back home
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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.

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

                                         Billy Morrison,  5th grade teacher