The NVWP is pleased to announce that Kylene Beers and Bob Probst will keynote the NVWP’s 2013 Language and Learning Conference. Please mark you calendars now for what is sure to be another energizing day of teachers teaching teachers. Early registration will be available in the Fall of 2012. We look forward to seeing you and your teacher colleagues at George Mason University on March 9, 2013!
Kylene Beers, author of When Kids Can’t Read/What Teachers Can Do (Heinemann, 2002), is interested in helping struggling readers. The Senior Reading Advisor to Secondary Schools for the Reading and Writing Project at Teachers College, Kylene has published numerous articles in state and national journals, served as editor of the national literacy journal, Voices from the Middle, and was the 2008-2009 President of the National Council of Teachers of English. She is an invited speaker at state, national, and international conventions and works with teachers in elementary, middle, and high schools across the US. You can follow Kylene on Twitter or Facebook or her blog at KyleneBeers.com. She is completing a new book, co-authored with Bob Probst, titled Notice and Note: Essential Strategies for Deepening Understanding of Literary Texts which will be published by Heinemann in 2012.
Robert E. Probst, author of Response and Analysis, (Heinemann, 2004) is a respected authority on the teaching of literature. Bob’s focus on engagement and literary analysis helps teachers learn the strategies to help readers approach a text with more confidence and greater skill.
Professor Emeritus of English Education at Georgia State University, Bob’s publications include numerous articles in English Journal, Voices from the Middle, and professional texts includingAdolescent Literacy: Turning Promise into Practice (Heinemann, 2007), and a forthcoming Heinemannfirsthand product, Notice and Note: Essential Strategies for Deepening Understanding of Literary Texts(with Kylene Beers). He presents at national conventions including the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the Association of Supervisors and Curriculum Developers (ASCD), and the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). He has served NCTE in various leadership roles including the Conference on English Leadership Board of Directors, the Commission on Reading, column editor of the NCTE journal Voices from the Middle, and is the 2007 recipient of the CEL Outstanding Leadership Award.
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