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Taking First Author Curriculum to the Classroom

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Mary Chamberlin

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Long-time special educator Mary Chamberlin shares how she implements First Author Writing Curriculum in her special education classroom. Her students are going far beyond copying and tracing—they’re writing for communication and are preparing for the alternate assessment. Learn how you can do the same in your district!

About the Presenter

Mary Chamberlin

has been teaching for the Western School District in Michigan for 29 years. She has taught five years in the general education setting as well as 24 years in special education in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D.​

Karen A. Erickson, Ph.D. is Director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies at University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill. Her focus is on understanding the best ways to assess and teach reading and writing to children with the most severe disabilities. As a special education teacher, Dr. Erickson has worked to support students with a range of disabilities in a variety of classroom settings, particularly students who do not use speech as their primary means of communication.


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