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Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Diane Murphy is an enthusiastic presenter and a National Board Certified teacher in literacy with extensive experience as an elementary teacher, literacy coach and teacher trainer. Diane is known for her highly energizing seminars, filled with realistic and research-based strategies she has used with her own students. She will share dozens of lessons and the latest techniques to help your young students develop their writing skills as early, emerging or developing writers. She is the author of Practical Writing Strategies: Help Students Be More Successful in Meeting Your State Standards (Grades K-2), the extensive resource handbook each participant will receive at the seminar.

Don’t miss this opportunity with Diane to gain a wealth of practical writing strategies, activities, management, and assessment ideas you can easily implement in your own K-2 classrooms to help all your students meet your state standards for writing.

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

Diane Murphy is the most engaging presenter! She is passionate about the writing process and helping children become writers.”
- Anne Shenn, 2nd Grade Teacher

“I am thrilled to go back and share such fun writing activities with my students as well as the teachers on my team. Thank you!”
- Kirsten Barnes, Kindergarten Teacher

Awesome seminar! Diane gave me dozens of ideas and mini-lessons to use with my students. I can’t wait to get busy having fun with writing! Thank you!”
- Brooke Rosas, Kindergarten Teacher

“I just love going to Diane’s presentations! She has great energy with the best ideas I’ve ever seen. I always walk away with strategies I can implement in my classroom right away.”
- Jenni Skinner, 2nd Grade Teacher

One of the most brilliant and innovative teachers I have had the pleasure of meeting and learning from. I am bursting with new ideas and activities. Thank you!”
- Shabia Fatime, 2nd Grade Teacher

Diane was amazing! This was one of the best writing seminars I’ve attended! Her strategies have practical implications for instruction immediately.”
- Patti Vitarelli, Language Arts Consultant

“Great ideas! Many things I learned today can be implemented tomorrow. Diane is an enthusiastic, inspiring and motivational presenter. The day was chock-full of realistic ideas. Thank you!”
- Kathleen May, 2nd Grade Teacher

I LOVED this seminar! It went by fast, was engaging, incredibly educational and useful for my classroom. I could have stayed for hours longer!”
- Jodie Shaw, Kindergarten Teacher

“This was one of the best seminars I’ve attended in a long time! Fantastic take-home ideas that can be used immediately. Thank you!”
- Julia Hart, SLP