Pembroke Showcase

Date(s) - Apr 25, 2018,
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Novotel Toronto


The #PembrokeShowcase is Wednesday, April 25: find out what’s new in learning at this free workshop hosted by Pembroke Publishers. Find the complete schedule below and online here.

Register by  phone at 1-800-997-9807, or by email to

The #PembrokeShowcase Schedule

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 • Novotel Toronto North York

9:00–9:15 Registration
9:15–9:30 Larry Swartz, Moderator: Welcome Take Me to Your Reader
9:30–10:30 am: What’s New in Literacy?
9:30–9:45 Amanda Yuill: Reaching & Teaching Them All
Amanda offers fresh insights and practical strategies for using body language, humor, shared experiences, and curriculum to connect with every student.
9:45–10:00 Anne Elliott: Cultivating Readers
Learning to read isn’t just about the how, it’s about the why. Get inspired to engage your students with books, and show them both the value and the joy of reading.
Terry Anne Campbell: Literacy Out Loud
Discover the powerful role that oral language plays in developing key reading and writing skills.
Terry will show you how to make kids’ talk work for a vibrant classroom!
10:15–10:30 Your Turn! Ask questions and discuss your thoughts, new and old, on literacy in the classroom!
Coffee Break & Book Display
10:45–11:45 am: Critical Learning
10:45–11:00 Kathy Lundy: Creating Caring Classrooms
Kathy will offer innovative ways to open an honest and respectful dialogue in your classroom that will help students see the world from different perspectives.
11:00–11:15 Joey Mandel: Keep Growing
Do your students have an “I can’t” attitude? Learn to help them change their mindset so that they can meet both learning and social-emotional challenges with a smile.
11:15–11:30 Mary Fiore: Moving Math
Discover how critical thinking skills can help students ask questions, interpret and reason through mathematical arguments, and solve a multitude of problems.
11:30–11:45 Your Turn! Ask questions and join the conversation around thoughtful, healthy classrooms.
11:45–12:15 David Booth: What Is a “Good” Teacher?
Explore forty years in teaching and learning with one of Canada’s foremost educators, and
take a look at the personal qualities and characteristics that lead to professional excellence.
Buffet Lunch & Book Display