An interview of Berit Gordon- Berit will be doing a full-day workshop at The Write to Learn Conference. Interview conducted by Dr. Sam Bommarito
Here are a few facts about Berit taken from her Heinemann website:
Berit will be giving the Friday Keynote at the Write to Learn Conference in Columbia, Missouri. The description of that session has this to say, “When we access strategies that help us stay happy and healthy in a demanding job, we will experience our best teaching selves. Through an overall approach that involves teacher choice, as well as innovative and user-friendly strategies for literacy teachers, Berit will show you the way to avoid burnout and find joy in your essential work as a teacher. This session is based on Berit’s book, The Joyful Teacher. After the keynote, Berit will be doing a face-to-face full-day workshop. The name of that workshop is “Breathing New Life into Literacy.” Now let’s turn to the interview and see what Berit has to say about her very exciting presentations for Write to Learn.
1. Tell us a little about your personal and professional background- 01:25
2. You are a best-selling author of books for teachers and a coach and supporter to schools across the country. Tell us briefly about your two books, The Joyful Teacher and More Fake Reading- 04:45
3. Talk about the importance of having foundational goals in place- 8:20
4. Other thoughts/Closing Remarks- 11:20
Follow Berit on Twitter @beritgordon
Visit Berit’s website at- LINK
There you will find links to both of her books- LINK
In conclusion- only two more weeks until Write to Learn. As previously indicated, this is a face-to-face conference being held in an easy to get to, central location. Hope to see you there.
Here is a link to the Write to Learn website. LINK
Dr. Sam Bommarito, aka the centrist who uses ideas from all sides to inform his teaching
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