Presentation Materials

Scaffolding Student-Led IEP Meetings with Digital Portfolios and Self-Reflection: AMLE 2016

A presentation at the Association for Middle Level Education’s annual conference in Austin, TX. Information about how to support students in leading (or at least being the center of) their own IEP meetings. Handouts coming soon.

Using Text Structures to Support Struggling Readers

A workshop as a part of a larger two day event where participants learned about using reading strategies to support struggling readers in the content areas. Handouts coming soon.

Integrating Technology with Developmental Spelling Instruction: Everyone Reading 2015

I’ll be at Everyone Reading again this year talking about how to integrate technology into your spelling instruction! Come see me Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 3:30 PM at the CUNY Grad Center. Handouts for Everyone Reading 2015. For full sized slides with active links, click here.

Cutting Edge Reading & Writing Techniques for Teachers: Integrating Close Reading & Writing

A presentation with Pooja Patel on integrating close reading and writing instruction on July 30, 2014 at Teachers College as a part of a larger, 2-day workshop put on by our fellow instructors in the TC Reading Specialist Program. Materials (including copies of slides and all other handouts) can be found by following this link.

Using Comprehension Profiles for Assessment & Intervention: Everyone Reading 2014

I was honored to be able to present at the Everyone Reading Annual Conference in New York in March 2014. My presentation centered around using informal reading inventories (IRIs) in middle school in order to group students by comprehension need (rather than strictly by level) for both classroom instruction and intervention.

All handouts and presentation materials (with the exception of student assessment samples) can be found here.