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Frank Serafini, Consulting Author

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Speaking Topics

  • Getting started in the reading and writing workshop
  • Aligning Common Core standards and literacy practices
  • Implementing differentiated instruction
  • Developing effective lessons in comprehension
  • Using assessment to Ssupport readers and writers
  • Fostering meaningful talk in the classroom
  • Engaging in new literacies and Web 2.0 resources
  • Authors and texts as mentors: Expanding the role of children's literature in the writing workshop
  • Developing visual literacies: Teaching students to comprehend visual images

Speaker Profile

Frank Serafini is the author of the Heinemann title Classroom Reading Assessment. He is a leading voice on the reading workshop, whether the topic is implementation, planning, assessment, or comprehension. His passion for the workshop has helped tens of thousands of teachers find more effective and professionally satisfying teaching through Heinemann professional books such as Around the Reading Workshop in 180 Days, Lessons in Comprehension, The Reading Workshop, and his newest book released in late 2015, Reading Workshop 2.0. Frank is an associate professor of Literacy Education at Arizona State University, and he brings his ideas, experiences, and deep understanding of reading instruction to teachers around the country as a member of Heinemann Professional Development Services.

Grades: 2–8


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