The Michigan Reading Association is holding their 55th annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan March 11-14th, 2011. Keynote speakers include Kelly Gallagher, Steven Layne, Thomas Maridada, Alan Sitomer, and Jacqueline Woodson. For more information visit michiganreading.org.
Mary Juzwik received the 2010 Edward B. Fry Book Award from the Literacy Research Association for her book, The Rhetoric of Teaching: Understanding the Dynamics of Holocaust Narratives in an English Classroom. The Edward B. Fry Book Award recognizes Literacy Research Association members who author books that advance knowledge about literacy, display inquiry into literacy, [...]
The American Educational Research Association Early Career Award recognizes a scholar’s distinguished portfolio of cumulative education research within the first decade following the receipt of a doctoral degree.
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March 19, 2010 at Cobo Center and Detroit Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit, Michigan
Learn about the research behind Response to Intervention (RtI) as well as questions on RtI implementations that have not yet been addressed through research. MRA and LARC collaborated once again for a day-long institute designed to examine approaches to implementing each “tier” of RtI…and more. Nationally acclaimed experts Donna Scanlon, Barbara Taylor, and a panel of Michigan RtI stakeholders presented during morning and afternoon breakout sessions and small group discussions with MSU faculty and others. Sessions focused on what has been affirmed and what is yet to be learned about effective ways to implement RtI.
Once a predominantly African-American city, South Vista opened the twenty-first century with a large Latino/a majority and a significant population of Pacific Islanders. Using an innovative blend of critical ethnography and social language methodologies, Paris offers the voices and experiences of South Vista youth as a window into how today’s young people challenge and reinforce ethnic and linguistic difference in demographically changing urban schools and communities. Read More »