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

  • Classroom Discussion: Cultivating Student Voice through Content-Centered Conversation
  • Student-Teacher Conferences: Assessment for Learning, Not Grades
  • Personalize Your Development: Growing a Professional Learning Network
  • Guiding Students into the Realization That Writing is a Process

My Experience as a Presenter


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.