Wanted: A few good Tweeters

March 29th, 2012

If you are heading to IRA this year and you are planning on attending a session by a Stenhouse author, we’d love to hear from you! Share your “aha! moments,” great quotes from authors, and ideas that come to you during these sessions with those who can’t be there in person.

Stenhouse authors presenting at IRA:

Janet Allen (Wednesday, 1-2 p.m., “What Should Common in the Common Core Standards?”)
David Booth (Tuesday, 3-4:15 p.m., “Celebrating the Arts in the Reading Classroom”)
Gail Boushey and Joan Moser, “The Sisters” (Wednesday, 1-3 p.m., “The Daily 5: Fostering Independent and Enthusiastic Readers”)
Anne Burke (Tuesday, 9-11:45 a.m., “Technology in Literacy Education”)
Harvey Daniels and Jim Vopat (Wednesday, 9-11:45 a.m., “Exceeding the Standards with Nonfiction Writing and Text Sets”)
Cheryl Dozier (Monday, 10:30-noon, “Teacher Preparation and Professional Development”)
Debbie Diller (Wednesday, 9-10 a.m., “Use What You’ve Got: Creating Literacy Work Stations That Meet the Needs of All Readers with Rigor and Relevance”)
Charles Fuhrken (Monday, 4:45-5:45 p.m., “Making Comprehension County — in Reading Classrooms and on Tests”)
Kelly Gallagher (Tuesday, 1-2:30 p.m., “Write Like This: Teaching Real World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts”)
Kathy Ganske (Monday, 11-noon, “For the Love of Words: Engaging Elementary Students in Active Word Study”)
Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis (Tuesday, 3-4 p.m., Comprehension Intervention: Targeted Small Group Instruction for Active Reading and Thinking”)
Peter Johnston (Monday, 10:30-11:45 a.m., “Big Ideas, Literacy Needs, and National Priorities”; Wednesday, 9-10:30 a.m., “Engaging Books, Engaging Talk, and Engaged Readers: The How and the Why”)
Steve Layne (Tuesday general session keynote speaker; Monday, 11-1:45 p.m., “Readin’, Writin’, and ‘rithmetic Revisited Through the Common Core Standards”; Wednesday, 9-10 a.m., “Igniting a Passion for Reading: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers”)
Kate Messner (Monday, 4:45-5:45 p.m., “Collaborating to Engage Readers: Learn How Librarian and Teacher Partnerships Can Increase Reading…”)
Mark Overmeyer (Monday, 3-4:45 p.m., “Writing to Meet the Language Arts Common Core Standards”)
Shelley Peterson (Monday, 12:30-2 p.m., Poster Sessions: “The Teaching of Writing in Canadian Middle Years Classrooms”)
Tony Stead (Wednesday, 9-11:45 a.m., “Strategies for Success in Reading and Writing Nonfiction”)
Alfred Tatum (Monday, 3-5:45 p.m., “Concerned Educators of Black Students: The Implementation of Innovative and Enriching Strategies”; Tuesday, 2:30-4 p.m., “Expanding the Lens of Literacy for African American Male Adolescents”)
Cris Tovani (Wednesday 9-11:45 a.m. – with Kelly Gallagher: “Beyond the Common Core: Pathways to Lifelong Literacy”)

So, if you are attending any of these sessions, send an email to zmcmullin@stenhouse.com by April 20. We need one Tweeter for each session and sessions will be assigned on a first-come basis.

You will be expected to send Tweets live from the session using a hashtag that we will assign.

Each guest Tweeter will receive one free Stenhouse book that you can pick up at the Stenhouse booth during the conference. Three lucky winners will be invited to attend the Stenhouse Author Party on Monday, April 30, where you will be able to meet your favorite Stenhouse authors in person.

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