Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson


Major News! My new book series, Strategic Writing Conferences: Smart Conversations That Move Young Writers Forward Grades 3-6, is now available! SWC is a three book, two DVD set, with a teacher's guide. It contains teaching points for over 100 key writing conferences, videos of me conferring with students in all stages of the writing process, and a video of one of my conferring workshops. For more information, go to

Welcome to the website of literacy consultant and author Carl Anderson.

On this site, you are able to:

* Learn about Carl, and how you can bring him to your school or district to give a workshop or to do demonstration teaching in classrooms (click on "Biography")

* Read about Carl's books, and connect to Heinemann's web site to purchase them (click on "Books")

* Find out where Carl will be speaking, and how to register for these events (click on "Events")

* Email Carl with questions (see Quick Links below right)

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What people are saying about Carl Anderson's books:

Assessing Writers
"Carl Anderson teaches us how to assess our student writers. This book is very clear, friendly, supportive, warm, instructive, and trust-worthy." --Lucy Calkins
How's It Going? A Practical Guide to Conferring with Student Writers
"This is by far the best writing on the conference I have read. It is a book that is far superior to the other texts--including my own." --Donald M. Murray

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