Full Day Events

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Full Day Network Meetings (series of 4 plus annual conference)

*Individual Meeting Price...........................$150

* group rates apply for participants registering as a group on the same form of payment.

*If you register together for the entire series (four meetings) plus the Rutgers Reading and Writing Conference, then you will receive a discount of 10% off your total invoice and you will receive a discount code to for the Rutgers Reading and Writing Conference on March 28, 2014 (see Conference Tab on left for more information). You MUST save your discount code to register for the conference. 

*If 4 or more people register together** for any meeting, you will receive a discount of 10%  of your total invoice.

**Payment must be in ONE purchase order or check. Group rates are ONLY applicable when registering as ONE group with ONE payment form.

*Meetings will take place at the Rutgers University, Cook Campus Center, New Brunswick, NJ. 

59 Biel Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

How Mentor Texts Lift Student Writing

Ralph Fletcher

Educational Consultant

Author of What a Writer Needs, Craft Lessons, Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide & more.

October 18, 2013 (Full Day Meeting 9am-2pm)

How Mentor Texts Lift Student Writing

The writing in a classroom can only be as good as the literature that supports, sustains, and buoys it up. We'll look at the mysterious process by which well-chosen mentor texts can improve the quality of student writing. We'll also explore the importance of making room so students can make their own discoveries about the craft elements they find in mentor texts.



Will Reading More Complex Text Improve Reading Skills? A Review of the Research

Richard Allington

University of Tennessee

Author of Teaching Struggling Readers, What Really Matters in Fluency: Research-Based Practices Across the Curriculum, Schools that Work: Where all Children Read and Write & more.

December 11, 2013 (Full Day Meeting 9am-2pm)



Addressing the CCSS by Tailoring Your Reading and Writing Instruction to Specific Genres and Disciplines

Nell Duke & Elizabeth Moje

University of Michigan

Author of Reading and Writing Genre with Purpose K-8, Reality Checks: Teaching Reading Comprehension with Non-Fiction Text, All the Stories that We Have: Adolescents Insights about Literacy Learning, Constructions of Literacy & more

January 16, 2014 (Full Day Meeting 9am-2pm)




Comprehension at the Core with CCSS

Stephanie Harvey

Educational Consultant

Author of Strategies that Work, Comprehension Connections, The Inside Guide to the Reading-Writing Classroom & more.

May 29, 2014 (Full Day Meeting 9am-2pm)