12:15 – Spoke with Erin Gruwell, author of Freedom Writers Diary. Lots of energy!
11:00 – You just knew I would find the workshop on assessment. Indeed, Scholastic has a new informal reading assessment that asks students to answer specific questions about a chapter book at specific moments in the text. Very intriguing. More on that later. Oh yeah, I did have to stop for lunch. Notice the heart healthy salmon.