In addition to teaching, blogging, and hosting a podcast, I present and lead workshops on the following topics:

  • Make Them Interact: Developing Agency and Voice in Students through Content-Centered Conversation
  • Make Them Process It: Getting Students Beyond “One-and-Done” Writing
  • Portfolio-Based Learning: Assessment through Showcasing Work, Reflection, and Conversation
  • Personalize Your Development: Growing a Professional Learning Network

My Experience as a Presenter

July 2019 | How Innovative Assessment Practices Transformed Our Learner’s Experience (Palm Springs, CA)

January 2019 | Ongoing Conversations: A Simple, Robust Discussion Protocol You Can Use Tomorrow (Riverside, CA)

September 2018 | Student Anxiety and Aspirations: Learning Their Story to Promote Belonging (Riverside, CA) 

February & April 2018 | Make Them Revise It (Riverside, CA) 

  • A two-part professional development workshop for Alvord Unified School District
  • Teachers learned how to use low-stakes writing and revision assignments to teach students to see and value writing as a process.
  • Content developed out of chapter 5 of my book, Make Them Process It

September & November 2017 | Make Them Revise It (Riverside, CA) 

Contact Me

As a classroom teacher, I am eager to work with you and your organization to tailor a presentation and/or workshop that meets the needs of your audience.