Speaking Topics

  • Teaching abstract concepts in concrete ways
  • Launching reading comprehension strategies and genre studies
  • Using picture books to deepen comprehension
  • Reaching all students through art, music, and concrete objects: ESL, special education, gifted

Speaker Profile

Internationally-known keynote speaker and presenter Tanny McGregor brings nearly 30 years of teaching experience to her popular workshops. Originally an elementary school teacher, Tanny has been a literacy coach, gifted intervention specialist, and staff developer. Her workshops are known for their creative and engaging style. She is the author of two books, Comprehension Connections: Bridges to Strategic Reading, and Genre Connections: Lessons to Launch Literary and Nonfiction Texts. Tanny was a contributor to the seminal work, Comprehension Going Forward: Where We Are/What's Next, and she's currently at work on a new book about visual notetaking. In addition to writing and consulting, Tanny serves as a "teacher on special assignment" for West Clermont Schools in Cincinnati, Ohio. She and her husband Miles have four daughters and two grandsons. Follow her on Twitter @TannyMcG!

Grades: K–8


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