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Speaking Topics

  • Helping teachers find their right goal, then sharing research-backed, fresh strategies to help them meet that goal
  • Building capacity across a building so every student gets what they need and deserve
  • Boosting morale and adding joy back to teachers’ lives
  • Bridging the literacy gap, especially among reluctant adolescent readers and writers

Speaker Profile

Berit Gordon brings many years of teaching experience in New York City schools as well as in the Dominican Republic to her educational consulting. She is a graduate and former instructor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her recent Heinemann book, The Joyful Teacher, is a collection of tried-and-true strategies that empower teachers and help them create an even greater impact in their classroom. Her other book, No More Fake Reading, offers solutions for boosting stamina, joy, and skills among adolescent readers. She lives with her family in Maplewood, New Jersey.

Grades: K–12

2020-21 Heinemann PD Catalog-Journal
Professional Development Catalog-Journal

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