Illinois Reading Council Book Club

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Educators from around Illinois will be
participating in a book study. Choice of two books: Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess orThe Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller. Participants must sign up by July 15 either online or by mail/fax.

This provides you an opportunity to earn 15 professional hours per book! WOW!


Common Sense Strategies for Meeting Common Core Standards

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How can you streamline your teaching, cultivate learners’ comprehension of

complex texts, and inspire young writers at the same time? In this idea-packed

keynote address, Maria will answer those questions by sharing her practical

approach to powerful literacy instruction in the era of Common Core Standards.

Leave with a biography of picture books along with ready-to-teach lessons to

implement in your literacy workshops!