Schedule at a Glance

This Schedule at a Glance is designed to give you a quick overview of events at the 2019 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.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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, March 1, 2019

6:30 – 7:45 am

7:45 – 8:00 am

8:00 – 9:00 am

9:15 – 10:30 am

10:45-11:30 a.m.

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: “Storytelling as a Political Act,” Shanna Peeples

Breakout Sessions, Round B

Lunch

After Lunch Keynote: “Revision Decisions: Talking through Sentences and Beyond,” Jeff Anderson

Breakout Sessions, Round C

Breakout Sessions, Round D

Winners’ Ceremony for 2018-2019 Scholastic Writing Awards Contest

Dinner (Separate Fee and Ticket Required)

Evening Keynote: “The Heartsong Our Children Desperately Need to Hear,” Laurie Halse Anderson (Separate Fee and Ticket Required)

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

Saturday, March 2, 2019

7:45 – 9:00 am

9:30 – 10:45 am

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

1:45 – 4:30 pm

Saturday Morning Keynote: “Laugheracy: 5 Techniques of Humor Writing to Grow Students’ Voices and Encourage Critical Thinking,” Barry Lane

Breakout Sessions, Round E

Breakout Sessions, Round F

Elementary Post-Conference Session: “Wackipedia: Putting Voice and Choice and Chuckles into Informational Writing,” Barry Lane

Secondary Post-Conference Session: “Winning Arguments: Teaching Students How to Argue, Persuade, and Use Evidence Well,” Erik Palmer