Meet me in Orlando: May 9 – 11

Meet Me at IRA in Orlando, May 9-11, 2011 at  The International Reading Association 56th Annual Conference. Here’s my schedule:

Monday, May 9, 2011
  • 11:00–11:20am:  Traits Writing (Convention Center, Demo Theater, Scholastic Booth # 840)
  • 1:00–2:00pm: Traits Writing: The New Complete Writing Program (Convention Center West Building W208c).
  • 2:30–3:00pm: Book signing (Convention Center, Scholastic Booth # 840)
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
  • 9:00–10:00am:  Reading and Writing in Middle School: Using Mentor Text Passages Selected by Trait and Key Qualities to Teach Students Great New Techniques to Improve and Fire Up Their Passions for Writing (Convention Center West Building W208C).
  • 11:30–12:10: Trait-Based Interactive Whiteboard Activities to Teach the Craft of Writing: K-8 (Convention Center, 21st Century Classroom, Scholastic Booth #840)
  • 1:30–2:00pm:  Book signing (Convention Center, Scholastic Booth #840)
Wednesday, May 11 2011
  • 11:00–11:40am: Trait-Based Interactive Whiteboard Activities to Teach the Craft of Writing: K-8 (Convention Center, 21st Century Classroom, Scholastic Booth # 840) REPEAT

About Ruth Culham

RUTH CULHAM has written more than 40 books and best-selling resources illuminating both writing and the reading-writing connection for countless educators around the globe. Her groundbreaking work with the writing traits and writing from reading is the culmination of 40 years of research, practice, and passion. Ruth’s most recent books, The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing and Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture, are available from Stenhouse Publishers. She also conducts professional development for schools and districts and writes a regular column for The Reading Teacher.
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