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Saturday, February 23


Writing and the 2e Learner: Why It Is Hard and How to Help?
Limited Capacity seats available

Writing can often be a challenge for any student, especially for the 2E students who may have anxiety, perfectionism, soft executive functioning skills etc. So how do we, as teachers, best approach the instruction of writing? Come join me to explore an approach that asks the student to play with their medium prior to being asked to apply structure and convention; not unlike the artist experiments with paint, the musician, with notes, or the dancer, with movement. Come away with a fresh perspective as well as specific strategies to guide our young writers to find their voice.


Mary McInerney

Teacher, Bridges Academy
Mary McInerney teaches in the Phoenix Program at Bridges Academy. She has received her BA in Elementary Education at the City College of New York, and her MA in Gifted Education at the College of New Rochelle. She holds Certifications in both Gifted Education and in Teaching Literacy... Read More →

Saturday February 23, 2019 10:30am - 11:30am
Mesquite D Room

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