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Cultivating Readers for Life
August 22 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A Dinner Presentation and Conversation with Teacher & Author, Pernille Ripp
The message is clear among literacy communities: we want to help our students become readers for life, we want them to love reading, but we need more ideas. We believe in choice and inclusive access, yet we are not sure how to start or how to continue to create thriving reading communities. Focusing on creating authentic conversations, building reading community, and establishing positive reading identity, this session is meant for the educator looking for practical ideas in their quest to help students become passionate readers.
About the Presenter:
Pernille Ripp is an expert in literacy and technology integration and dedicates her research and practice to developing engaged and empowered students and communities.
In 2010, Pernille founded The Global Read Aloud, a global literacy initiative that began with a simple goal in mind: one book to connnect the world. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to connect more than 4,000,000 students in more than 80 different countries.
She is the author of Passionate Readers – The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child, Passionate Learners – How to Engage and Empower Your Students, now in its second edition, and Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, focused on creating learning spaces and communities where students thrive and all stakeholders are empowered and passionate about learning. Her work has also been featured in many print and online journals including Edutopia, School Library Journal, The Guardian, and MiddleWeb.
**$25 Registration includes dinner and a copy of Passionate Readers – The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child sent in advance of the workshop. Contact Sue LaBlanc at email@example.com for more information.**