I attended and presented at this year’s Illinois ESEA/NCLB conference. As always I walked away with some new strategies to try and some new resources to delve into. I was excited to present this year on one of my favorite topics, conferring during writing workshop.
As promised to those in attendance, you will find the link to the presentation below.
As we all know, charting is important when using a workshop model of teaching – even when talking about conferring. The whole purpose of an anchor chart is to anchor, or make learning visible, for students. I like to use anchor charts often. You might say I’m obsessed with charts. I used a few at the conference.
If you’d like to learn more about conferring, let’s chat!