Schedule at a Glance

Thursday, February 15, 2018

This Schedule at a Glance is designed to give you a quick overview of events at the 2018 Write to Learn Conference.  For profiles of speakers, go to the Speakers page.  For detailed descriptions of sessions, go to the ThursdayFriday, and Saturday schedule pages.

6:30 – 9:00 am

9:00 – 11:45 am

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

12:45 – 3:30 pm

Registration Open in Grand Ballroom Foyer, 6th Floor

Sessions, Round A Begin (Full-Day Workshops)

Lunch

Sessions, Round A, Conclude

Friday, February 16, 2018

6:30 – 7:45 am

7:45 – 8:00 am

8:00 – 9:00 am

9:15 – 10:30 am

11:45 am – 1:00 pm

1:30 – 2:45 pm

3:15 – 4:30 pm

4:45 – 5:45 pm

6:00 – 7:00 pm

7:00 – 8:00 pm

8:15 – 10:00 pm

Registration Open in Grand Ballroom Foyer, 6th Floor

Welcome, Announcements, and Introductions

Keynote Address: “The Good Ones: How Language Marginalizes and Literature Empowers,” Kwame Alexander

Breakout Sessions, Round B

After Lunch Keynote: “Passionate Learners: How to Engage and Empower Your Students,” Pernille Ripp

Breakout Sessions, Round C

Breakout Sessions, Round D

Winners’ Ceremony for 2017-2018 Scholastic Writing Awards Contest

Dinner (Separate Fee and Ticket Required)

Evening Keynote: “Words Hard Won,” Carmen Agra Deedy (Separate Fee and Ticket Required)

Late Night Open Mic, Sponsored by MCTE and the Missouri Writing Projects Network

Saturday, February 17, 2018

7:45 – 9:00 am

9:30 – 10:45 am

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

1:45 – 4:30 pm

Saturday Morning Keynote: “Building Collaboration, Writing Fluency, and Content Knowledge with Written Conversations,” Harvey “Smokey” Daniels

Breakout Sessions, Round E

Breakout Sessions, Round F

Post-Conference Session: “The Curious Classroom: Building Knowledge with Student-Directed Inquiry,” Harvey “Smokey” Daniels