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Barry Lane

Barry Lane has taught writing in grades K-12, and written many professional books to help teachers teach writing with joy and passion.  He is a sought after keynote speaker and divides his time between classroom visits, workshops with teachers, and writing at his home in Vermont.   His other books include Reviser's Toolbox; But How Do You Teach Writing?; The Healing Pen; 51 Wacky We-search Reports; and  Force Field for Good (with Colleen Mestdagh).  Besides writing and speaking, Barry is also a singer/songwriter and performs a Literacy Cabaret for teachers as well as a character-building assembly for children called Force Field for Good. You can find out more about his work at  Follow him on Twitter @barrylane.


After spending a day at a Barry Lane workshop, Lucy Calkins said:  "Barry Lane is one of the finest speakers on the teaching of writing. His combination of warmth, insight, and energy is magical. My colleagues and I left our day with Barry with full hearts and high spirits, ready to bring new strategies and new energy into our writing workshops."

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