The biggest education conference of the year is upon us, and Team Writable is making this one for the books!
With so many sessions to choose from, speakers to hear, events to attend, and amazing educators to meet, we know it’s going to be a whirlwind of a week. If you’re looking to find out more about Writable, collect some awesome swag, and learn how to grow great writers, check out our guide below!
FIND US AT BOOTH 432 IN THE EXPO HALL
Stop by BOOTH 432 to learn about everything new in the app. We’ve recently launched RevisionAid (AI-powered feedback), assignments for EL learners (including WIDA standards), more state assessments, Team Grading (create grading equity and identify real anchor papers in your school), and the Writing Matters Podcast with Dr. Troy Hicks!
Dr. Troy Hicks + more!
Sunday, June 23 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Playground A, Level 2, Grand Hall
What’s new, exciting and inspiring in literacy instruction? Members of the ISTE Literacy PLN and invited guests will present emerging technology-based resources (including Writable) and practices with high potential to improve and transform learning and teaching. You’ll leave with ideas, insights and resources that will impact your classroom and practice.
Dena Glynn and Evan Grant
Wednesday, June 26 9 – 10am
Helping students develop their voices is more important than ever – and it often starts by motivating better reflection and feedback. Learn how these 4th/5th and 6th-8th grade teachers get students to connect with topics they care about and use scaffolding and feedback to encourage thoughtful revision.
Taking the Guesswork out of Writing Assessment
Monday, June 24 3pm
Tuesday June 25 at 11am
Tuesday June 25 at 3:30pm
Wednesday June 26 at 12pm
Location: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Booth 2406
Elizabeth Crooks is the former 6-12 Curriculum Coordinator for the Consolidated School District of New Britain, CT, a large Title I school district. Elizabeth used Writable to unify district rubrics and assessments across disciplines and her schools with great success. Students using Writable grew in their writing development 1.7x faster, and assessment scores increased 30% in a year. Learn how she accomplished this, and how you can duplicate the success in your school or district.
This year at ISTE, not only can you learn more about us in our booth (432), but you can learn how we integrate with some of your favorite tools and tech too!
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Did you know Writable supports HMH’s Into Reading/Lit and Collections curriculums? Learn about Writable and how it’s integrated into HMH in their booth.
As a Google for Education Partner, students can write in embedded Google Docs inside Writable, students can access Writable via Classroom, and both rosters and grades automatically sync. All work saves to G Drive, and all data is easily exportable Sheets.
You can even use Google’s new grammar checker inside Writable! It’s a great compliment to our AI-powered feedback and revision tool (that focuses on structure and organization): RevisionAid. Learn more about Writable at Google’s booth!
Writable is an official Schoology partner, which makes it easy to sync grades, rosters, and assignments with this awesome LMS. Learn more in Schoology’s booth!
WRITING MATTERS MIXER
On June 25th, from 6:30-8:30pm, enjoy drinks and light appetizers while mingling with fellow educators, including Dr. Troy Hicks and guests from Season 1 of his podcast: Writing Matters.
Afterward, the party continues across the street at EdTech Karaoke, the #1 free annual party for educators!
Spots are limited, so reserve yours today.
Already a Writable enthusiast and interested in getting sponsored? We sponsor educators to give sessions or presentations at conferences!