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A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Conferences
Classroom Essentials
Grade Level: K – 8th

How’s It Going?
A Practical Guide to Conferring with
Student Writers
Grade Level: 2nd – 8th

Assessing Writers
Grade Level: 3rd – 8th

About Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson is an internationally recognized expert in the teaching of writing for grades K-8.  He works as a consultant in schools and districts around the world, and is a longtime staff developer for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project.  Carl is the author of numerous books on teaching writing, including the new A Teacher’s Guide to Writing Conferences, the best-selling How’s It Going?  A Practical Guide to Conferring with Student Writers, Assessing Writers, and Strategic Writing Conferences: Smart Conversations that Move Young Writers Forward.  


Carl began his career in education as a teacher in elementary and middle schools in the Bronx, New York, Bardstown, Kentucky, and Northbrook, Illinois.


Carl is also known for being an avid fan of the Beatles and Bob Dylan, his love for coaching little league baseball in Brooklyn, New York, where he lives with his family, and his lifelong passion for sailing.


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Looking forward to thinking through how to teach a virtual Reader’s Workshop with @EllinKeene⁩ on 10/29! Recording available for all registrants. Register ($25 USD!): http://bit.ly/keenefeigelsonwebinar

Looking forward to thinking through Reader’s Workshop online with ⁦@danfeigelson⁩ on 10/29. A recording will be available for all registrants. Register at http://bit.ly/keenefeigelsonwebinar.

In THREE days, on Monday, 10/26 at 7pm, ⁦@Mattglover123⁩ and I will continue our webinar series by discussing assessing student writers, online or onsite. This will be recorded and you can watch it at a different time. Join us! https://www.authortoauthor.org/five-strategies-for-assessing-student-writers-online-or-onsite/

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