See you at IRA 2012 in Chicago!

April 27th, 2012

We are all packing up and heading out to Chicago in a few days for this year’s IRA conference. We hope to see you at booth #1640, where we will be offering a 20% conference discount and a chance to pick up our free “Why We Write” poster.

Below is a list of Stenhouse author sessions and signings. If you can’t make it to all of them, be sure to follow #stenira on Twitter, where attendees will be live-Tweeting these sessions.

IRA Sessions & Signings

JANET ALLEN

Author of More Tools for Teaching Content Literacy, Inside Words, and more

Session: “What Should Be Common in the Common Core State Standards?” Wednesday, 1:00-2:00

Signing: Tuesday, 12:00-1:00

DAVID BOOTH

Author of Caught in the Middle, Whatever Happened to Language Arts?, and more

Session: “Celebrating the Arts in the Reading Classroom,” Tuesday, 3:00-4:15

Signing: Wed 11:00-12:00

GAIL BOUSHEY & JOAN MOSER, “THE SISTERS”

Authors of The Daily Five and The CAFE Book

Session: Teaching Edge: “The Daily 5: Fostering Independent and Enthusiastic Readers,” Wednesday, 1:00-2:30

Signing: Wednesday, 2:45-3:30

DEBBIE DILLER

Author of Literacy Work Stations, Spaces & Places, and more

Session: “Use What You’ve Got: Creating Literacy Work Stations That Meet the Needs of All Readers with Rigor and Relevance,” Wednesday, 9:00-10:00

Signing: Tuesday 3:00-4:00

CHARLES FUHRKEN

Author of What Every Middle School Teacher Needs to Know About Reading Tests and more

Session: “Making Comprehension Count—in Reading Classrooms and on Tests,” Monday, 4:45-5:45

Signing: Tuesday, 9:00-10:00

KELLY GALLAGHER

Author of Write Like This, Readicide, and more

Session: Teaching Edge: “Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling & Mentor Texts,” Tuesday, 1:00-2:30

Session: “Beyond the Common Core: Pathways to Lifelong Literacy,” Wednesday, 9:00-11:45 (with Cris Tovani)

Signing: Wednesday, 12:00-1:00

STEPHANIE HARVEY & ANNE GOUDVIS

Authors of Strategies That Work, Reading the World, and more

Session: “Comprehension Intervention: Targeted Small Group Instruction for Active Reading and Thinking,” Tuesday, 3:00-4:00

Signing: Tuesday, 2:00-2:30

PETER JOHNSTON

Author of Opening Minds, Choice Words, and more

Session: IRA Literacy Research Panel: “Big Ideas, Literacy Needs, and National Priorities,” Monday, 10:30-11:45

Session: Research into Practice: “Engaging Books, Engaging Talk, and Engaged Readers: The How and the Why,” Wednesday, 9:00-10:30

Signing: Monday, 12:00-1:00

STEVE LAYNE

Author of Igniting a Passion for Reading

Tuesday General Session Keynote Speaker

Session: “Readin’, Writin’, and ‘rithmetic Revisited Through the Common Core Standards,” Monday, 11:00-1:45

Session: “Igniting a Passion for Reading: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers,” Wednesday, 9:00-10:00

Signing: Wed 10:00-11:00

KATE MESSNER

Author of Real Revision

Ssn: “Collaborating to Engage Readers: Learn How Librarian and Teacher Partnerships Can Increase Reading…,” Monday, 4:45-5:45

Signing: Tuesday, 10:00-11:00

MARK OVERMEYER

Author of How Can I Support You?, What Student Writing Teaches Us, and more

Session: “Writing to Meet the Language Arts Common Core State Standards,” Monday, 3:00-5:45

Signing: Monday, 11:00-12:00

SHELLEY STAGG PETERSON

Author of Good Books Matter

Session: Research Poster Session: “The Teaching of Writing in Canadian Middle Years Classrooms,” Monday, 12:30-2:00

Signing: Wed 10:30-11:00

TONY STEAD

Author of Good Choice, Reality Checks, and more

Session: “Strategies for Success in Reading and Writing Nonfiction,” Wednesday, 9:00-11:45

Signing: Monday, 1:30-2:30

CRIS TOVANI

Author of So What Do They Really Know?, Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?, and more

Session: “Beyond the Common Core: Pathways to Lifelong Literacy,” Wednesday, 9:00-11:45 (with Kelly Gallagher)

Signing: Wednesday, 12:00-1:00

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