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    • Association News

    New LRP Policy Brief Examines Limitations of Close Reading Under CCSS

    close readingCatherine Snow and Catherine O’Connor prepare a policy brief that informs educators, educational leaders, and policy makers about close reading.
    • Association News

    In Loving Memory of Maryann Manning

    Maryann ManningWe remember Maryann Manning, 2015–2016 President of the International Reading Association, who passed away on September 8.
    • Conferences & Events

    “Invent Your Future” on International Literacy Day

    Invent Your Future - International Literacy DayIRA marks International Literacy Day with Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 and a month-long celebration including an activity guide, a Twitter chat, and freebies.
    • Member of the Month

    September Member of the Month: Regan Sanchez

    Regan SanchezPre-service teacher Regan Sanchez is a student at the University of Texas at San Antonio who got the chance to present at IRA 2013.
    • Councils & SIGs

    New Mexico Reading Association Actively Engaged with Literacy Educators

    NMIRANMIRA's activities include an international literacy project in Palomas, Mexico, the New Mexico Journal of Reading, an annual conference, and more.
    • International

    Professional Development for Literacy Leaders in the Caribbean

    BermudaEducators in the Caribbean can look forward to a conference in Bermuda in September, one in Jamaica in November, and one in Dominica in December.
    • International

    Mexico's Successful Seminar Leads to Council Growth and Conference Plans

    Rene PonceThe International Development Committee of Latin America prepares for a conference in Mexico in September and reflects on the success of last year’s event.
    • Member of the Month

    August Member of the Month: Kimberly Kimbell-Lopez

    Kimberly Kimbell-LopezA 21-year IRA member, this literacy teacher educator and former classroom teacher from Louisiana is a member of the PRTE SIG and TILE-SIG.
    • Councils & SIGs

    A Summer Camp for Young Readers: SUNY Potsdam Makes it Happen

    NY summer campThe New York State Reading Association teamed with SUNY Potsdam and Corning, Inc. on the popular Sheard Literacy Center Summer Camp.
    • Association News

    Inspire: Revamped!

    inspireThe new Inspire monthly member e-newsletter features tips from teachers, free journal articles, and more in a streamlined design.
    • Association News

    Build Your Own Venn Diagram With ReadWriteThink’s Creative New Interactive

    ReadWriteThink's new Venn Diagram interactive tool for K-12 students is available online and as an app for iOS and Android devices.
    • International

    IRA Helps Guatemalan Teachers Succeed

    guatemalaJill Lewis-Spector tells the stories of IRA volunteers from the U.S. working in Guatemalan schools in conjunction with the Consejo de Lectura.
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