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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.  Carl is the author of numerous books on teaching writing, including the new A Teacher’s Guide to Mentor Texts K-5, The Teachers’ Guide to Writing Conferences K-8, and the best-selling How’s It Going?  A Practical Guide to Conferring with Student Writers.  


Carl began his career in education as a teacher in elementary and middle schools in the Bronx, New York, Bardstown, Kentucky, and Northbrook, Illinois. Today, he’s known for his in-school residencies, PD workshops, keynotes, and webinars.


Carl is also known for being an avid fan of the Beatles and Bob Dylan, and for his lifelong passion for sailing.   He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he lives with his wife Robin, and is thrilled when his adult children visit them.


You can find Carl on  Twitter at @conferringcarl, and on Instagram, carlandersonconferring. You can email him at carlanderson1@mac.com.


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