Fireside Chat with Tonya Gilchrist
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Tonya Gilchrist
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About the Talk 

In this fireside chat, Tonya takes us through the readers’ and writer’s workshop model and how it blends perfectly with inquiry in the PYP classroom. The core focus of the chat is the interconnectedness of agency, inquiry, and literacy. She gives away strategies, frameworks and resources to use in your literacy classroom. Then, she answers frequently asked questions about how to apply the workshop model in tandem with the PYP. 

Key Objectives 

  • Explore the beautiful braid of inquiry, agency, and literacy 
  • Examine how the workshop model can amplify core values of the PYP 
  • Discuss burning and frequently asked questions
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Tonya Gilchrist
Senior Strategist, Erin Kent Consulting

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Tonya Gilchrist
Tonya Gilchrist currently serves as a senior strategist for Erin Kent Consulting where she specializes in helping schools around the world amplify inquiry and honor agency across all components of K-12 balanced literacy. She also works with schools to support them in enhancing disciplinary literacy and in utilizing translanguaging practices
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Fireside Chat with Tonya Gilchrist
In this fireside chat, Tonya takes us through the readers’ and writer’s workshop model and how it blends perfectly with inquiry in the PYP classroom. The core focus of the chat is the interconnectedness of agency, inquiry, and literacy. She gives away strategies, frameworks and resources to use in your literacy classroom. Then, she answers frequently asked questions about how to apply the workshop model in tandem with the PYP.