Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Carolyn McMahon is a high-energy and literature-loving teacher with experience in early childhood and kindergarten classrooms as well as being an elementary school librarian. Her passions are writing with the youngest students and children’s literature.
She is the co-author of Wee Can Write . . . Using Six Traits of Writing Strategies with Renowned Children’s Literature and the author of Practical Strategies for Using Six Traits of Writing with Children’s Literature in Your Writing Instruction (Preschool-Kindergarten), the resource handbook you will receive at the seminar.
Her wealth of experience, positive outlook and sense of humor are evidenced in her writing and seminars. Her commitment to the philosophy of “hear it today–use it tomorrow” is a key element in this fast-paced seminar that will leave you ready to grab a pencil and write with your students the very next morning!
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
“The seminar was phenomenal. I learned heaps of strategies, techniques and lessons that I can use tomorrow.”
– Staci Overton, Pre-K Teacher
“The best thing is that we have ready-to-use kindergarten level ideas to take back and use tomorrow! I have a list of twenty ideas to plan weekly from now until the end of school. Carolyn is a great presenter!”
– N. Schraub, Kindergarten Teacher
“Thanks for the great ideas! I’m taking away so many things to use in my classroom and I’m a teacher with twenty-plus years of experience. Super – I’d recommend to others!”
– Pam Johnson, Kindergarten Teacher
“Excellent presentation full of energy and uplifting. Carolyn provided helpful information that I will go back to my site and share with my staff. Super job!”
– Mary Helen Lopez, Site-Supervisor
“Thank you for bringing me something that is really appropriate for my ‘little ones’! A gazillion wonderful, easy ideas.”
– Danielle Clayton, Pre-K Teacher
“Great strategies for writers and pre-writers! Thanks for sharing the amazing literature! Wonderful ideas from the first to the last!”
– Cindy Hood, Preschool Consultant