SCTE Fall Conference 2011

A Novel Approach

October 22, 7:30 am—3:30 pm at The Radisson Hotel, Whittier, California

 Look for new ideas, new approaches, new ways to encourage students to read.

Morning Speaker: Kelly Gallagher

Write Like This: The Importance Modeling Plays in Building Young Writers.
A full-time English teacher, Kelly is the former co-director of the South Basin Writing Project at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of 
Reading Reasons: Motivational Mini-Lessons for the Middle and High School; Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts; Teaching Adolescent WritersReadicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It; and Write Like This (October release date).

Luncheon Speaker: Neal Shusterman

After growing up in Brooklyn and graduating from UCI, Neal made his mark as a successful novelist, screen-writer, and television writer. His talents range from film directing to writing music and stage plays to creating games. This award-winning author has published 26 books that engage young adults, including: Everlost, Unwind, The Schwa Was Here, Shards, and The Eyes of Kid Midas. Currently Neal is adapting his novel Everlost as a feature film for Universal Studios.

Stimulating Workshops

  • booksBill Younglove, Common Core System Implementation: Myths vs. Facts
  • Mary Adler: Ways to build better classroom discussions
  • Mark Gozonsky: Potent Quotables: How to involve students in critically reading and quoting one another in their essays
  • Dennis Danziger: From Boredom to Book Publication to Spo-ken Word Performance
  • Tracy Sprague: Lightening the Paper Load: Grading Smarter
  • And workshops led by Don Hohl, Carmen Carrillo, and Pia Alexander

Cost for full day:

  • $   85   for CATE/SCTE members
  • $ 125   for non-members (includes membership to CATE/SCTE)
  • $   25   for student teachers (pre-employment/enrolled in student teaching program)
  • Add $10 to registration after Oct. 10

The Radisson Hotel, Whittier—7320 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier, CA 90602; (562) 945-8511