Study Series Session: Finishing Strong and Independent: Support Children to Carry On With Their Literacy and Learning Through End-of-the-Year Inquiries and Projects – Kathy Collins and Kristi Mraz


(April 19, 6pm) Kathy Collins, coauthor of I Am Reading, and Kristi Mraz, member of The Educator Collaborative consulting network and coauthor of Purposeful Play, lead this session on designing engaging end-of-year teaching to support children in showing off their best literacy learning through end-of-the-year inquiries and projects. 

Danielson Domains: 1, 2, 3; CCSS R1-10, W1-10

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Kathy Collins is a beloved speaker, consultant and author of foundational books on teaching young readers, including Growing Readers,Reading for Real and co-author of I Am Reading (with Matt Glover). She presents at conferences around the world, supporting teachers in developing high-quality, effective literacy instruction. Kathy is also an elected member of NCTE’s Elementary Section Steering Committee.

Kristi Mraz is a member of The Educator Collaborative consulting network. Kristi is the co-author of Smarter Charts and Smarter Charts for Math, Science, and Social Studies (with Marjorie Martinelli); A Mindset for Learning: Teaching the Traits of Joyful, Independent Growth (with Christine Hertz); and her newest Purposeful Play: A Teacher’s Guide to Igniting Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day (with Alison Porcelli and Cheryl Tyler). Kristi is an expert in early childhood teaching and learning, including her cutting edge work on play-based child development and classroom artifacts. She is currently a kindergarten teacher in New York City and brings her years of experience consulting and teaching to develop the most cutting edge and responsive practices to early childhood classrooms.