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    2016 Conference Proposals

    The MRA 47th Annual Conference: The Many Voices of Literacy will be held at the Boston Marriott Quincy on April 7th and 8th, 2016..   The deadline for proposals for the 2016 conference was July 15, 2015.  The primary presenter who submitted a proposal will be notified by September 30, 2015 regarding acceptance of their ...

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    Literacy Coaching Post 4: Coaching for Teacher Reflection

    We all need periodic teaching tune-ups with the chance to think through our work with a knowledgeable (and non-evaluative) colleague. Working with a literacy coach offers the opportunity for this kind of shared reflection. Regularly setting aside time to examine our teaching helps us recognize new instructional opportunities and identify ...

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    Message from the President

    The 2015 MRA Conference,Together We Create a Cycle of Literacy, was a great success! We hope that you were inspired by this year's keynote, author and presenter sessions, connected with colleagues and friends, and returned with useful ideas to enhance your practice. Presenter handouts are available. If you attended the conference, ...

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    MRA 2015 Children’s Literature Award

    Congratulations to Jon Scieszka, the 2015 MRA Children's Literature Award recipient! We hope you were able to join the celebration at his Afternoon Keynote ceremony on Thursday, April 9,  at the MRA Spring Conference!  His books were available for purchase and signing after the Keynote. Attendees met Jon at Authors ...

2016 Conference Proposals

Posted on July - 16 - 2015
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The MRA 47th Annual Conference: The Many Voices of Literacy will be held at the Boston Marriott Quincy on April 7th and 8th, 2016..   The deadline for proposals for the 2016 conference was July 15, 2015.  The primary presenter who submitted a proposal will be notified by September 30, 2015 regarding acceptance  [ Read More ]

Message from the President

Posted on April - 12 - 2015
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The 2015 MRA Conference,Together We Create a Cycle of Literacy, was a great success! We hope that you were inspired by this year’s keynote, author and presenter sessions, connected with colleagues and friends, and returned with useful ideas to enhance your practice. Presenter handouts are available. If you attended the  [ Read More ]

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Take one minute to support Early Literacy and Kindergarten funding! Contact your legislator!   On Friday, July 17, Governor Baker signed the FY16 state budget into law, but first made $162 million in line-item vetoes. These vetoes included a $5 million reduction to early education and care programs, and a  [ Read More ]