Uniquely Qualified Instructor
Diane Murphy is an experienced classroom teacher, reading specialist, enthusiastic instructor and a National Board Certified Teacher in literacy. She is a highly sought-after national presenter and teacher trainer. Diane will share dozens of strategies and the latest ideas and best practices, along with current research and resources that you can use to rapidly accelerate your grades 3-6 students' reading skills. Diane is the author of Preventing Misguided Guided Reading Instruction: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Your Guided Reading (Grades 3-6), the extensive guided reading resource handbook you will receive at the seminar. You will leave this day with a wealth of practical reading strategies, activities, resources, and assessment ideas you can easily implement in your own grades 3-6 guided reading program.
What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter
"This was one of the best, most informational reading seminars I've ever attended. Everything is immediately applicable and makes perfect sense. Diane Murphy is wonderful and clearly an expert in her field."
Nancy Stupek, Teacher
"There are so many wonderful resources and tools to utilize in my classroom! I loved this seminar – it has allowed me to take a hard look at my classroom and consider how to improve for next year."
Molly Olcese, 4th Grade Teacher
"Diane is great! So many wonderful, doable ideas that I can't wait to use and share with my colleagues. Her students and staff are very fortunate to have her. Best seminar on Guided Reading that I've attended!"
Deb Huber, Teacher
"How lucky Diane's students are to have her as a teacher. I can tell she is positive, creative and has an innate love for teaching. Her style is AMAZING!"
Amy Germain, 2nd Grade Teacher
"Diane is fantastic! Her enthusiasm is contagious. I actually feel like I can implement these strategies quickly and effectively starting Monday."
Marisol Gutierrez, 3rd Grade Teacher
"This seminar provided very useful Guided Reading information that can be used by all teachers who are using Guided Reading or who are looking for new methods and strategies to improve reading instruction with engaging activities."
Adriana Ochoa, Assistant Principal
"Today's seminar opened my eyes to new literacy strategies that I know will benefit both students and teachers – the hallmark of strong professional development!"
Julia Lowry, Instructional Coach
Monica Brown, Teacher