Tag Archives: Bob Probst

The Big 5: Ken Lindblom on the Professional Books That Got Him to Where He is Today

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Every so often we like to ask our authors about the books that most affected their teaching, the books that served as turning points in their practice or opened their eyes to a new way of approaching their work, thinking about education, or seeing children. In this installment, we bring you the professional book top five of Ken Lindblom, Associate Professor of English and Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the School of Professional Development at Stony Brook University (SUNY), and former high school English teacher. Ken has also served as the editor of English Journal and is on the Executive Board of the Conference on English Education (NCTE). Ken is a co-author of the Heinemann book Making the Journey, fourth edition, which published in the fall of 2016.

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Your Weekly Link Round-Up for the week of July 31-Aug. 5

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These links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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2nd Annual Pacific Coast Literacy Institute

Away from distractions in Santa Rosa, California, teachers from around the country are gathered to investigate literacy instruction, exploring ways to create independent learners, and responsible readers and writers. Led by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst and joined by distinguished core faculty Linda Rief, Penny Kittle, and Chris Crutcher, participants have the opportunity to learn about engagement, comprehension, vocabulary, as well as acquire a wide variety of titles to include in classroom libraries. This is the Second Annual Pacific Coast Literacy Institute, hosted by Heinemann Professional Development. You can follow the learning, questions, and resources shared right here in the Heinemann blog – check out the Storify below!

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Your Weekly Link Round-Up for July 11-17

11172016LRThese links are interviews with educators, posts from our authors' and friends' blogs, and any interesting, newsworthy item from the past seven days. Check back each week for a new round of finds!

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Live Blog From The Ninth Annual Boothbay Literacy Retreat: Day Four

 

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Live from Boothbay, Maine, it's the 9th annual Boothbay Literacy Retreat with your hosts Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. Follow updates in our live blog below. You can also follow @HeinemannPub, @HeinemannPD and search the hashtag #BBLit16 on Twitter.

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Live Blog From The Ninth Annual Boothbay Literacy Retreat: Day Three

BBLit16_day3Live from Boothbay, Maine, it's the 9th annual Boothbay Literacy Retreat with your hosts Kylene Beers and Bob Probst. Follow updates in our live blog below. You can also follow @HeinemannPub and search the hashtag #BBLit16 on Twitter.

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