In the Classroom

Leveraging the Reading/Writing Connection to Accelerate Student Learning

October 24, 2022



October 24, 2022

School Teacher


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Central Time

Empty Classroom

Session Occurs on Zoom





Recorded Access Until December 31, 2022

Would you like new ideas for making your reading and writing instruction more effective and more efficient? Do you want to lead/coach in a way that assists teachers in leveraging the reading/writing connection? 


If so, join Leah Mermelstein on for a session jam packed with practical advice on how to align reading and writing instruction.  


During this session, Leah will address topics such as:

  • What types of writing instruction support current research? What types of reading instruction support current research?

  • What are the benefits of connecting reading and writing instruction?

  • What tools can I use across reading and writing so that my instruction is consistent and research based?

  • How can I connect methods of instruction?

  • How can I connect supported practice? 


You’ll leave this session with concrete next steps to ensure you are able to leverage and lead keeping the reading/writing connection at the forefront.


Leah Mermelstein

Leah Mermelstein

Leah Mermelstein is a well-known expert and author on the teaching of writing, reading, and language development. She is a sought-after keynote speaker at national conferences, admired for her close study of students' writing and reading development. As a literacy consultant, she works closely with school districts, teachers, and students, helping develop and deliver quality and cohesive literacy instruction. She holds a Master's degree in Cultural Diversity and Curriculum Reform and aspires to ground all of her work in creating equitable access to children and families. She lives in New Jersey, with her young daughter.