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Sarah M. Zerwin, Consulting AuthorSarah M. Zerwin, Consulting Author

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Speaking Topics

  • Navigating writing workshop and/or reading workshop in the high school classroom
  • Grading more meaningfully in the secondary language arts classroom without points
  • Sorting through standards and curriculum expectations to craft a clear, narrow focus for instruction and assessment in your classroom
  • Getting out of your students' way so they can do the most authentic, meaningful work possible

Speaker Profile

Sarah M. Zerwin is a high school English teacher at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado and the author of Point-Less: An English Teacher's Guide to More Meaningful Grading. With more than 20 years in the classroom, she has taught high school in a variety of settings as well as methods courses to college students. A national presenter, Sarah also works with teachers through the Colorado Writing Project. She seeks the best ways to invite her students to read and write for reasons that matter to who they are as human beings.

Grades: 6–12