Carl Anderson is a consultant in schools and districts all around the world, where he is an internationally renowned expert in writing education for grades K-8. Carl is the author of various books on teaching writing, including the bestselling How's It Going? Carl has been a long-time Staff Development for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. A Teacher's Guide to Writing Conferences, his most recent work, is part of the Classroom Essentials series. The book, which includes classroom video, assists teachers in understanding the fundamental principles and motivations for conferring with students, as well as how to include writing conferences into their daily routines.