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    • International

    IRA Member Helps Make Strides in Mexican Literacy Education

    Joy KollerJoy Koller is the liaison and project director for the Little Learners Initiative in Mexico, a project trying to make a difference in early education.
    • Councils & SIGs

    First Annual Social Justice Literature Awards

    Social Book AwardThe House on Dirty-Third Street and Summer on the Moon were the first recipients of this new award from the Literacy and Social Responsibility SIG.
    • Association News

    Examples of Multimodal Texts throughout the Grades

    Maureen McLaughlinMaureen McLaughlin offers resources as a supplement to her article about multimodal reading in the October/November 2013 issue of Reading Today.
    • International

    The Jönköping Experience: 18th European Conference on Reading

    Sue Ann SharmaSue Ann Sharma shares her "Jönköping Experience" as an American presenting at the the 18th European Reading Conference in Sweden.
    • Conferences & Events

    Win a Trip to the IRA Conference from Random House

    Magic Tree House logoIRA Conference registration is part of the prize package for the 10th annual Magic Tree House Educator of the Year Award from Random House Children’s Books.
    • Association News

    Celebrating Unity: The RI-IRA-Pearson Foundation Literacy Project Awards

    Oregon Rotary projectApplications for the Rotary International (RI)-International Reading Association (IRA)-Pearson Foundation Literacy Project Award are due June 15, 2014.
    • International

    Bahamas School Celebrates International Literacy Day

    BahamasAlbury Sayle Primary School in Nassau, The Bahamas, celebrated International Literacy Day with a parade of students, read-alouds, and a “Foodimals Festival.”
    • Conferences & Events

    Common Core Briefing for Delaware Teachers Features IRA Authors

    IRA LogoThe Delaware Department of Education’s Common Ground for Common Core program features Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar, Linda Kucan, and Doug Buehl.
    • Conferences & Events

    IRA Conference General Session and Author Luncheon Speakers Announced

    IRA 2014 Annual ConferenceJeff Kinney, Dav Pilkey, P. David Pearson, Rafe Esquith, Megan McDonald, Matt de la Peña, and Mary Pope Osborne will speak at the IRA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
    • Association News

    IRA Notes the Passing of Tony Manzo

    IRA LogoManzo was a 1993 IRA William S. Grey Citation of Merit Winner whose research “vastly improved the instructional dynamics of countless classrooms.”
    • Association News

    IRA Announces Board Nominees for 2014 Election

    IRA LogoThe International Reading Association is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2014-15 Board of Directors. The election opens December 16.
    • Councils & SIGs

    Cassidy Receives Award

    Jack CassidyIRA Past President and "What's Hot" survey creator Dr. Jack Cassidy received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Literacy Education in Texas.
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