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Assessing Writers: Planning for Writing Instruction

Carl Anderson

Pub Date: 12/31/2014
Product Type: Seminar
Grade: 3rd - 8th

Assessment is the challenging work of getting to know students as writers and using what we learn about them to help us decide what they need us to teach them next. Assessing students well is essential if we're going to be excellent writing teachers. This course provides ready-to-use advice for how to determine what students know... more

Writers Workshop Professional Book Library Bundle

Ralph Fletcher , Janet Angelillo , M. Colleen Cruz , Mary Ehrenworth , Dan Feigelson , Carl Anderson , JoAnn Portalupi , Megan Sloan , Vicki Vinton

Pub Date: 4/8/2009 1
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: K - 8th

Writing Workshop Professional Book Library Bundle   Are you preparing for whole-school writing reform? Or already implemented writing workshop? Either way, Heinemann’s professional books share the principles, research, and classroom experiences that our expert authors have discovered lead to the highly effective workshops.   Take... more

Strategic Writing Conferences

Carl Anderson

Pub Date: 11/13/2008
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 3rd - 6th

  Although conferences appear to be informal conversations, they are in fact highly principled teaching interactions designed to move writers along learning pathways. Used strategically, conferences can be powerful interventions that address individual writing needs. Carl Anderson’s Strategic Writing Conferences is a... more

Assessing Writers

Carl Anderson

Pub Date: 6/21/2005
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 3rd - 8th

When it comes to writing assessment, there's no better judge of what your students know and are able to do than you. And when it comes to advice on best practices for assessment, there's no better source than Carl Anderson's Assessing Writers. Like he did in the popular and highly acclaimed How's It Going?, Anderson offers smart,... more

How's It Going?

Carl Anderson

Pub Date: 2/23/2000
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: 2nd - 8th

This is by far the best writing on the conference I have read. It is a book that is far superior to the other texts-including my own. —Donald M. Murray Our one-on-one talks with students during writing workshop offer us perfect opportunities to zero in on what each student needs as a writer. As Lead Staff Developer... more

Smart Conversations That Move Young Writers Forward

Carl Anderson

Product Type: Seminar
Grade: 3rd - 6th

The most powerful way to teach students to be better writers is to sit beside them and confer with them as they write. (Carl Anderson, 2009) This seminar will provide teachers with the tools they need to decide what strategies to teach a young writer, and how to teach these strategies in the "writing conference". Discover and... more