Inspire. Write. Connect.

with Barry Lane

Writing is a tool for self expression and human connection. My books,workshops and keynote speeches leave teachers and students inspired to create reading/writing classrooms of joy and discovery. Explore this site to find out more and access free teaching lessons, purchase books or get booking info for my workshops and speeches.

Not only does Barry bring a wealth of knowledge to the seminar, but also a spirit and a soul that can inspire any teacher. He’s a model ambassador for writing and education.

Jennifer Whealan, Grade 11 Illinois

praise from teachers of all grade levels

Barry Lane is one the finest speakers on the teaching of writing. His combination of warmth, insight and energy is magical. Lucy Calkins, author of Units of Study

There is no better resource for authentic teaching strategies than Barry Lane. Dianne Phillips Gr. 4 Texas

Totally FABULOUS! As a literacy coach I can take this right to my teachers, model and have the students up and going tomorrow. This is the best conference I have ever been to. Amy Galcyk, Literacy Coach, MI

I haven’t worked so hard,written so much, or laughed so hard in ages. Marcy LaSalle K-12 MI