Miriam P. Trehearne
About the Speaker
Miriam Trehearne continues to support teachers, administrators and parents around the world in the area of literacy teaching and learning. She has been a classroom teacher, resource teacher, Program Specialist (exceptional needs students) coach, Literacy Specialist and University Associate. As a Literacy Specialist, she led a very successful research-based literacy initiative in a large urban school district (156 elementary schools) which focused on 56 very high-needs schools. The amazing results have been documented by the university and an independent program evaluator. She presently devotes much for her time to researching literacy best practices, presenting to and working with teachers, literacy coaches and school administrators in the area of whole school literacy reform and writing books, journal articles and creating classroom literacy resources.
Miriam has spoken and keynoted at IRA, ASCD, Early Childhood, NAEYC, Title 1, Reading First and Reading Recovery Conferences across North America. In September 2007 she keynoted and did three days of literacy workshops in Buenos Aires Argentina. In July 2008 she spoke at the IRA World Congress in Costa Rica and in July 2009 she spoke at the European Reading Conference in Braga, Portugal.
She has published in several professional journals and has authored five very successful teacher professional books, including The Language Arts Kindergarten Teacher’s Resource Book, the Association of Educational Publisher’s Award-winning Comprehensive Literacy Resource for Grade 1-2 Teachers and The Comprehensive Literacy Resource for Preschool Teachers. The Comprehensive Literacy Resource for Grade 3-6 Teachers was also a finalist for the AEP Award. Her latest book, Learning to Write and Loving It! Preschool-Kindergarten (Corwin Press) became available in August 2011.
Assessing and Teaching Reading Comprehension: Practical and Proven Strategies that Work
Close the Gap: Develop Thoughtful and Motivated Writers in Grades 3-6 Using Reading-Writing Connections
Close the Writing Gap in Kindergarten to Third Grade
Closing the Literacy Gaps Using a Comprehensive Whole-School Approach to Prevention and Intervention: We Have the Proof!
Develop Oral Language and Comprehension in Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten: Proven Strategies and Mini Lessons that Work!
Develop Oral Language, Reading and Writing K-3: Proven Strategies, Motivating Activities and Mini Lessons that Work!
Development of Oral Language and Comprehension: Strategies and Mini Lessons That Will Work for Grades 2- 6
Early Literacy: Strong Programs Make the Difference!
Effective Intervention: Supporting Struggling and/or Reluctant Readers and Writers Grades 3-6
Effective Literacy Learning Grades K-6: Avoid the Fourth or Sixth Grade Slump or the Eighth Grade Cliff!
Foster High Achievement, Engagement and Enjoyment in Reading, Writing and Talk for All Students
High-Risk to Success Before Grade 1: We Have the Proof
Improve Phonological Awareness and Oral Language in Preschool-Grade 2: Intervention Strategies and Mini Lessons that Work!
Learning to Write and Loving It! Preschool-Kindergarten
Literacy Development in Early Childhood: The Story of One Large School System’s Successful K-2 Initiative
Literacy Learning in Grade1-2: Making It Work!
No Script! No Scramble! No Sham! Closing the Literacy Gaps Using a Comprehensive Approach to Prevention and Intervention
Reading, Writing and Inquiry in Kindergarten: Having Fun While Learning
RTI in First and Second Grade Classrooms: Effectively Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers
RTI in Kindergarten Classrooms: Effectively Supporting Struggling Emerging and Early Readers and Writers
Super Ideas for Literacy Learning Grades 1-2
Use Proven, Practical Home-School and Community Connections to Enhance Students’ Literacy Learning
Writing, the Cornerstone of an Effective Early Literacy Program in Preschool-Kindergarten
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