Join Upcoming Video Sessions with Special Guests
Posted on 05/14/2020

GCISD staff and parents are welcomed to join a pair of video sessions with award-winning teachers and authors Donalyn Miller and Penny Kittle. These professional learning sessions will be held on Monday, May 18, and Wednesday, May 20. Information on how to join can be found below.

GCISD WebEx Learning with Donalyn Miller
Monday, May 18 - 2:00 p.m. (Join Session)

Donalyn Miller is an award-winning teacher, author, and staff development leader. She is the author or co-author of several books about creating engaging and inclusive reading communities for all children. In her first book, The Book Whisperer (Jossey-Bass, 2009), Donalyn reflects on her journey to become a reading teacher and describes how she inspires and motivates her middle school students to read 40 or more books a year.

GCISD Zoom Learning with Penny Kittle
Wednesday, May 20 - 1:00 p.m. (Join Session - Meeting ID: 317 613 1984 - Password: 020047)

Penny Kittle is one of the nation’s leading advocates for child and young adult literacy, and is a sought-after speaker on topics in literacy education K-12 throughout North America and across the world. She is the author of numerous books including Book Love: Developing Depth, Stamina, and Passion in Adolescent Readers; Children Want to Write and Write Beside Them: Risk, Voice, and Clarity in High School Writing.