The California Reading Association
     Dedicated to Literacy for Over Fifty Years

 

 

2015 Professional Development Institute

October 23 - 24, 2015

Riverside Convention Center, Riverside, CA  Share the Joy of Literacy

  • ​Find the Joy in the Common Core
  • Create the Joy with Reading Recovery
  • Speak the Joy with English Learners
  • Continue the Joy with Parent Engagement       

Keynote Speakers:

  • Lori Oczkus

  • Dr. MaryEllen Vogt & Jana Echevarria

  • Lucy Calkins

Featured Speakers
P. David Pearson Elfrieda Hiebert
Steve Dunn Danny Brassell
Adria Klein Nancy Brynelson
Margaret Moustafa Cynthia Dollins
Ruth Helen Yopp Shira Lubliner

Authors
Nikki Grimes Alexis O'Neill Lee Wardlaw
Joan Bransfield Graham Kathleen Krull Patricia Newman
Ryan Goldsberry F.C. Shaw Adam Sidwell
Cyndy Jenson-Elliott Robin Radlauer-Cramer Ann Whitford Paul

                                             And Many More!!

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2014 Professional Development Institute                  Speaker Handouts & Resources

 

 

Great Winter Reading Challenge

Did your school participate this past year? If not, good news, we are having the event again this year. Same rules and same great prizes.

Click here for Challenge Form

Winter Reading Challenge Results




Book Club Blog

Join our free Book Club Blog on Just the Facts: Close Reading and Comprehension of Informational Text by Lori Oczkus. You may earn a post semester unit for just $60 from U. of Pacific if you register by May 1 and blog at least 3 times by May 30. Email lynn@gurnee.org for more information.

  • Click on blog/post you want to view. Scroll down to see them all.  We will be talking about the last chapter next month,  but it's easy to catch up!
  • Under a post/blog are Comments/No Comments  (if no one posted). 
  • Under Post  a Comment is a box with "Enter your comment..."
  • Click inside the box and type your comments.
  • Hit publish. That's it!  

Please join us! Just click: Book Club Blog                    

Opportunities for Teachers

CRA is pleased to provide a new link for professional development opportunities. On-line classes, webinars and  links to websites that our members might find valuable, can be found on this link.

Click: Opportunities for Teachers


 

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