Hello! Welcome to my new web site! Are you looking for classroom-proven methods to help your elementary students become better readers and writers? I offer a variety of seminars filled with useful ideas that can immediately be implemented in any elementary classroom. 

  • Effectively Using Guided Reading
  • Advanced Guided Reading Strategies
  • Reading Clubs
  • Practical Strategies for Using the Four-Square Writing Method to Strengthen Your Students' Writing Skills
  • Incorporating Effective Comprehension Strategies
  • Helping Your Students Become Better Writers and Spellers
  • Strengthening Your Balanced Literacy Program

I am available to come to your school or district for any of the above seminars. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you need me to customize a seminar for your teachers' needs.


Cindy Merrilees