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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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    2016 Call for Proposals

    We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 47th Annual MRA Conference, The Many Voices of Literacy, which will be held on April 7 & 8, 2016 at the Quincy Marriott. Practitioners, teachers and researchers are invited to submit a proposal to share best practices in the area of literacy, ...

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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 ...

ILA’s 30 Under 30 List

Posted on June - 16 - 2015
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ILA’s 30 Under 30 List—We’re Looking for the Next Generation of Literacy Leaders There’s a new class of literacy champions, and ILA wants to learn about them, hear their stories, and celebrate their commitment to literacy in our first-ever 30 Under 30 list! Help us by nominating a rising star,  [ Read More ]

2016 Call for Proposals

Posted on May - 3 - 2015
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We are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the 47th Annual MRA Conference, The Many Voices of Literacy, which will be held on April 7 & 8, 2016 at the Quincy Marriott. Practitioners, teachers and researchers are invited to submit a proposal to share best practices in the area of literacy,  [ 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 ]

Email your State Legislators

Posted on June - 4 - 2015
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Please take a minute to contact your state legislators in support of early education and care funding in the Conference Committee’s FY16 state budget.Click here to email to your legislators. Right now, a six-member legislative conference committee is meeting to finalize the fiscal year 2016 state budget. Members include: Senate Ways  [ Read More ]