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Programs - 1999

Each year the IRA Literacy and Social Responsibility SIG (IRA L-SR SIG) sponsors a program at the annual national IRA convention.

This program is open to all conferees, with interests from preschool through adult education.

Those interested in greeting, meeting, and networking with program presenters and others with similar interests are especially encouraged to attend the program, business meeting, and/or informal social gathering. IRA members are also invited to become members of this SIG.

1999 IRA L-SR SIG Program
Tuesday, May 4, 1999
San Diego, CA
Open to all conferees (with interests preschool through adult)
Program Chair
Dr. Eleanor Black
UCLA Ed. Ext. and California State
University, Los Angeles

Introduction
of Keynote Speaker
Dr. Cynthia McDermott, IRA L-SR SIG President
California State Universtiy, Dominguez Hills
Keynote Address
Topic
Speaker
Sponsors
Harcourt Brace & Co.
and Candlewick Press
Panel Presentations

Literacy, Critical Thinking and Citizenship
Speaker: Dennis Parker
California Department of Education

Transformative Education
Speakers: Isabel Campoy and Alma Flor Ada
Authors, San Francisco, California

Literature That Encourages Social Responsibility
Speakers: Cynthia McDermott, California State University, Dominguez Hills and Tim Rasinski, Kent State University, Ohio

Service Learning Projects with a Literature Base
Speaker: Kaye Anderson,
California State University, Long Beach

Commentary and Audience Discussion
Facilitated by: Dolores Fisette, Principal,
Willits Unified School District
Conclusion

Beth Breneman,
California Department of Education

Exhibit
A table exhibit of high quality programs which foster literacy and social responsibility as student learning outcomes will be displayed.
Business Meeting

A short business meeting will follow the program.

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