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Friday, October 18 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Creating Confident Writers: Motivation, Momentum, and Moving Toward College-Level Writing

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When their voices are valued, student writers explore more, share more, and gain confidence along the way. Leaning on the “Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing” we situate promising writing habits within an inquiry-based classroom, exploring possibilities with reader response blogs, multimodal mentor texts, and Pecha Kucha-style talks.

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Andy Schoenborn

Teacher, Mount Pleasant Public Schools
Andy Schoenborn is a high school English teacher and award-winning author at Mt. Pleasant Public Schools in Michigan. He focuses his work on facilitating promising writing practices, encouraging teacher-writers, and professional development. As an advocate for teaching, he welcomes... Read More →
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Troy Hicks

Professor, Central Michigan University
Dr. Troy Hicks is a professor of English at Central Michigan University and focuses his work on the teaching of writing, literacy and technology, and teacher education and professional development. A former middle school teacher, he collaborates with K–12 colleagues and explores... Read More →

Friday October 18, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am EDT
Room 110