This year, the conference will feature online writing workshops over two days, April 29 and 30. Teachers may bring their entire class (as a virtual field trip) or students may attend independently (with a device and supervision).
Check with your school contact for more information.
Workshop Time (each day)
Elementary workshops will be 75 minutes. Secondary workshops will be 70 minutes. Time for extended writing after break with classroom teachers might work well, especially for secondary.
Grades 4-5: 8:45-10:00
Grades 6-7: 10:30-11:45
Grades 8-12: 8:40-9:50 & 12:20-1:30
To help teachers prepare students for workshops, background information provided by presenting authors will be emailed through school contacts April 26.
Zoom links will be emailed through school contacts April 28.
See the Authors tab in March for workshop descriptions.
Manuscripts will not be collected this year.
The Marg van Dusen awards will not be given this year.