Biography: Karen Filewych has more than twenty years of educational experience as a teacher of all elementary grades and as a school administrator. She is currently the Grade 4-6 English Language Arts Consultant for Edmonton Catholic Schools. Her passion for literacy began as a young child with nightly bedtime stories and weekly trips to the library. In 2007, she pursued this passion further by completing her Master of Education degree in the area of literacy. Karen's first book - How Do I Get Them to Write? - was published by Pembroke Publishers in May of 2017. Her second book - Freewriting With Purpose - is expected to be published in February of 2019. Karen's website, www.wordschangeworlds.ca, highlights the power of words and provides teachers with regular book reviews and teaching ideas.