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Janiel Wagstaff is an excellent presenter, reading specialist and a highly experienced teacher of primary students. Janiel trains teachers and presents seminars at the local, state and national level and is known for her practical, fast-paced seminars filled with realistic and doable strategies that teachers can use immediately. She is also the author of several Scholastic books including, Teaching Reading and Writing with Word Walls; 20 Weekly Word Study Poetry Packets; Phonics That Work!; Irresistible Sound Matching Sheets; 20 Tricky Writing Problems: Solved!; and 101 Skill-Building Mini-Lessons to Help Your Students Become Better Readers (Grades K-2), the resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar. Janiel’s experience, practicality and enthusiasm keep her seminars fast-moving and filled with strategies you can implement in your current reading program with ease. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear Janiel and gain 101 big-impact mini-lessons that will help you teach the skills and strategies sure to boost your students’ reading growth.

What Your Colleagues Say About Janiel Wagstaff

“I am returning to the classroom with practical tools that will enrich and expand my students’ learning. Thanks Janiel.”

“Janiel was wonderful! All material was presented in an upbeat, clear and very organized manner. I will be able to put the information to good use in my classroom.”

“This is the best seminar for concrete, useful, easy-to-implement ideas that I’ve ever attended. Outstanding presenter!”

Janiel presented so many great ideas to motivate students when it comes to reading and writing. The examples from her students really showed their growth from the strategies she shared with us. Keep up the great work!”

Janiel Wagstaff was very informative and kept my attention the whole day. Her organizational skills amazed me! Keep up the great work! I look forward to Janiel’s next seminar!”

“I am so excited to go back to school and implement many of the ideas. Janiel’s energy is amazing. She has given me many strategies that I can start using right away.

“This was an outstanding seminar. Janiel Wagstaff’s knowledge of current best practices and literacy was evident. She went beyond ‘cute ideas’ and provided meaningful strategies that will directly impact students learning. I appreciate that Janiel demonstrated how each strategy could be adapted for emergent, developing, or fluentreaders.”

This was the most meaningful seminar I have attended. I now have many ideas and strategies that will be extremely useful in my everyday teaching skills.”

Janiel Wagstaff provided an unbelievable wealth of information. She was very knowledgeable and well prepared. Her presentation was excellent due to her love of teaching!”

“Janiel is a wonderful presenter! I can’t wait to get back to my classroom and implement some of these great ideas.

“I loved it! Janiel gave us so many creative and useful ideas! I can’t wait to go back and try them out!”

“Very wonderful! I can use these ideas now and then incorporate more into my curriculum next year.”

“Great strategies, good presentation, nice tips! Janiel gave us strategies that we can go back and use tomorrow.

“It’s so awesome to have ideas straight from an author! Janiel’s practical video clips added to the seminar and was a super inspiration!

So many ideas and activities. I found myself thinking of many ways to implement the activities in my grades 2-3 combo class. It’s not just limited to K-2!”