Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

The Literacy Retreat
FRENCH LICK, IN (French Lick Springs Hotel)
June 7-8, 2016

SHIPSHEWANA, IN (Shipshewana Town Center)
June 15-16, 2016 (Sold out at this location)

CHICAGO, IL (Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center)
June 21-22, 2016

Back-to-School Literacy Conference

An Introduction to Literacy Stations

Lanching an Effective K-5 Reading Block

Launching the Writer's Workshop

Teaching Writing Skills All Year Long

Six Traits of Effective Writing

An Introduction to the Six Traits of Writing

Six Traits Implementation Strategies

Using Close Reading to Achieve a Deep Understanding

Planning & Facilitating a Close Reading

Writing After a Close Reading


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What are teachers saying about Smekens Education Workshops?

"100% valuable! 100% motivating!" D. Carlson

"Great for all grades--even K!" K. Niepokoj

"Multitude of useable ideas!" S. Armstead