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Programs - 2003

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.

2003 IRA L-SR SIG Program
Wednesday, May 7, 2003, 2:00-4:45 pm
Rosen Center, Salon 7
Orlando, FL
Open to all conferees (with interests preschool through adult)
Program Chair
Dr. Cynthia McDermott
California State University-Dominguez Hills, Torrance


Keynote Address
Topic
Speaker
Sponsor
Book Links
Topic
Do We Need It?
The Art of Speaking in the Context of Relationships
Speaker
Ardith Cole, New York State, East Amherst
Panel Presentations

Learning to Teach; Teaching to Learn
Across the Curriculum Using the Holocaust

Speakers: Carole Turner and Joe Pelkola
Ishpeming Public Schools, MI

New Good Books to Hook Reluctant Readers, Foster Respect for Diverse Cultures, and Stimulate Interest in the Natural World (K-6)
Speaker: Armin Schulz, California State University, Stanislaus

Create a Schoolwide Literacy Program
Using California's Handbook of 55:
Research-Based Strategies and
Community Building Techniques
to "Close the Gap"

Speakers: Eleanor Black Eskey, California State University Los Angeles and UCLA Extended Education and
Beth Breneman, California Department of Education


How to Use Picture Books at All Grade Levels
to Help Students Celebrate Our Roots and Dreams

Speaker: Rosalie K. Fruchter, Chicago Public Schools, IL

Hozho: We Are Interconnected
(Environmental Stewardship and More!)

Speaker: Diane C. Greene, Mississippi State University

Connecting Literacy and Class Meetings
Speakers: Marion Short and Julie Buickerood, Willits School District, CA

Linking Literacy with Moral Education
Speaker: Vickie E. Lake, Florida State University

Early Childhood Education: Three Narratives
Related to Social and Literacy Justice Issues

Speaker: To Be Determined


Conclusion
John LaCorte
California State University-Dominguez Hills, Torrance
Business Meeting

A short business meeting will follow the program.
Beth Breneman, California Department of Education, presiding

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