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Thursday
8:00-8:15 Welcome from Dr. Lancaster in PAC
8:15-8:30 Mary Patin Introduction in PAC
8:30-9:30 Dr. Robert Dillon Keynote in PAC
9:40-10:40 Breakout Session #1
10:50-11:50 Breakout Session #2
11:50-1:25 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:30 Breakout Session #3
2:45-3:45 Breakout Session #4

Friday 
8:30-9:30 Breakout Session #5
9:40-10:40 Breakout Session #6
10:50-11:50 Breakout Session #7
11:50-1:25 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:50 Campus Reflective Conversations with Principals
3:00-3:30 Mary Patin Closing Session in PAC 

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Thursday, February 16 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Writing Aware LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

We often think of writing instruction in terms of the latest writing program. In tandem with that perspective is the mindset that there can only be one philosophical approach to teaching writing. This either/or thinking attempts simplify a very complex art form and approaches to teaching it. What if we shift that mindset and begin to see that writing, in fact, is convergence of many skills and attitudes? We will take a look at and explore what it takes to create a "writer mindset."

Speakers
avatar for Tara Banton

Tara Banton

Instructional Coach, Lake Travis ISD
Tara is an Instructional Coach at the secondary level in LTISD. Prior to becoming a coach, she taught at LTHS for 14 years. Tara's teaching experience ranges from working with struggling writers and at-risk students to teaching Humanities, on-level Englishes 1, 2, and 4, Pre-AP English... Read More →



Thursday February 16, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm CST
Classroom M316