Yearly Archives: 2010

Tom Rossi and Dave Leochko to present at BCTELA

How Can We Help Students on their Path to Literacy with Expository Text P&M Press authors Tom Rossi and Dave Leochko are speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Tom and Dave will present practical activities and strategies for using expository text in the classroom. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. This […]

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Kathleen Gregory to present at BCTELA

This is My Voice! Oral Language for Thinking, Expression, Learning and Advocacy P&M Press author Kathleen Gregory is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Kathleen along with Sharon Jeroski present practical and interactive strategies to engage students in authentic oral language activities. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. This session will […]

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Neill Dixon to present at BCTELA

Readers Theatre for All Subjects P&M Press author Neill Dixon is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Participants in Neill’s session, Readers Theatre for All Subjects, will have the opportunity to evaluate and create their own Readers Theatre scripts. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. Neill’s interactive session will fill up […]

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Pamela JT Winsor to present at BCTELA

Building on the Language Experience Approach to Foster Literacy Among All Young Learners P&M Press author Pamela Winsor is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Pamela’s session, Building on the Language Experience Approach, will explore the principles, components, and potential of the LEALE framework through examples and interactive activities. For more information, please visit the […]

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Rhian Brynjolson to present at BCTELA

Visual Literacies: Integrate Viewing, Representing and Electronic Media into your ELA Program. P&M Press author Rhian Brynjolson is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Rhian’s session, Visual Literacies: Integrate Viewing, Representing and Electronic Media into your ELA Program, is an interactive workshop that will show participants how visual literacy can increase comprehension in a diverse […]

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A Free Resource for 7 Generations

The Teachers’ Guide for 7 Generations series is now available for downloading. The guide includes instruction and activities for each title in the 7 Generations series. (Please note: sections specific to Ends/Begins and The Pact will be available as each book is published.) In the guide, you will find: ideas for using the books in […]

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Shelley Stagg Peterson at SAG

Teaching Writing Across the Elementary Curriculum: Strategies That Work! P&M Press author Shelley Stagg Peterson is speaking at the The Reading Council of Greater Winnipeg SAG conference. Shelley’s session, Teaching Writing Across the Elementary Curriculum, will provide creative and motivational ways to teach multi-genre writing. For more information, please visit the Manitoba Teachers’ Society website […]

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Colleen Politano: Keynote Speaker

Using Retelling Activities to Strengthen Comprehension and Memory P&M Press author Colleen Politano is the keynote speaker at the The Early Childhood Education Council of Manitoba SAG conference. Colleen’s session, Using Retelling Activities to Strengthen Comprehension and Memory, will provide innovative, practical, easy-to-use ideas for your classroom. For more information, please visit the Manitoba Teachers’ […]

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Book Launch for Scars and Ends/Begins

An Invitation Please join David Alexander Robertson, Scott B. Henderson, HighWater Press (an imprint of P&M Press), and McNally Robinson Booksellers for a book launch of Scars, and the pre-publication launch of Ends/Begins. Scars and Ends/Begins are book 2 and book 3 in the four-part graphic novel series, 7 Generations. David will begin speaking at […]

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Fostering a Home-School Connection in Kindergarten Plus!

Ziploc Take-Home Activities for the Kindergarten Classroom Kindergarten Plus! author Joni Bowman relates that it is essential that you build an effective partnership between home and school. As educators, we want children to receive the critical message that both home and school value learning. Studies show that children perform better in school if their parents […]

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