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Making books to engage and nurture the youngest writers

with Matt Glover

August 19th

Time

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Cost

$150 per educator. Thanks to generous grant support, the Indiana Partnership for Young Writers can offer the Matt Glover workshop at no charge to the first 75 educators who register.

Includes

breakfast, lunch and a certificate for earned professional growth hours

Young children thrive in active, hands-on environments where making books is one of many options they can choose during the day.

Visiting scholar Matt Glover expands on the ideas in Already Ready, a book he co-authored with Katie Wood Ray, to help preK and Kindergarten Teachers:

  • -Make sense of children’s early writing
  • -Recognize important developmental signs of writing
  • -Connect the thinking and language that young children use to thinking and lanuage of more experienced writers
  • -Develop strategies for supporting children’s growth

Young children are filled with stories to tell and ideas to express. Matt will help you discover new ways to nurture these natural tendencies and help students understand the writing process and what it means to be a writer.

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