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Programs - 2001

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.

2001 IRA L-SR SIG Program
Thursday afternoon, May 3, 2001
Rosedown Room at the Doubletree Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Open to all conferees (with interests preschool through adult)
Program Chair
Dolores Fisette, Principal
Brookside Elementary, Willits, CA

Introduction
of Keynote Speaker
Dr. Kaye Anderson
California State Universtiy, Long Beach
Keynote Address
Topic

Helping Children with Everyday Anxieties
Speaker
Michelle Edwards, Author
Sponsor
Harcourt Children’s Books
Panel Presentations

Setting the Standard for Standards
Speaker: Dr. Kit Marshall, Action Learning Systems

School/Community Partnership for Improving Student Literacy
By Integrating Assessment with Teaching and Learning:

Speakers: Gaye Leia King and Becky Williams, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Integrating Language Arts into Classroom Meetings
Speaker: Marion Short, Brookside Elementary,
Willits Unified School District

Student-Led Conferences: Increasing Student Accountability
Speaker: Gary D. Soto, Action Learning Systems

Parent/Child Literacy: An Intergenerational Literacy Class
in a Community College

Speakers: Elinor Hirsch-Williamson and Patrick McLaughlin

University and Middle School E-mail Collaborative:
Preservice Teachers and
Eighth Graders Learn Through Writing

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Kaminski, Clemson University

University Service Learning:
Promoting Social Responsibility Through Tutoring Literacy

Speaker: Bonnie Armbruster,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Literacy Network: A Conduit to Literacy
Speaker: Bonita Ley

War and Peace in the 20th Century
Through Children's and Young Adult Literature

Speaker: Andrea Karlin, Lamar University

Conclusion
Dr. Eleanor Black,
UCLA Ed. Ext. and California State University, Los Angeles
Business Meeting

A short business meeting will follow the program.
Eleanor Black, IRA L-SR SIG President presiding

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