East Central
Student Reading Council

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Calendar

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Book Drawing and treats at Every Meeting!!!
*Joint meetings with Professional Student Organizations

Our Next Meeting (Virtual): Tuesday, November 10, 2020

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https://eiu.zoom.us/j/96557472766?        pwd=QmJEbGdQZ0tvYmV4NDdQajF3R3JNQT09

Presenters: Dr. Amy Davis & Elizabeth Russell (SRC)

Engaging Students in Teacher Read-Alouds
    Abstract: Have you ever wondered how to make your read-alouds more engaging for students? This presentation will demonstrate a metacognitive strategy that will not only engage your students, but also develop their expressive language skills.

Check Out Wired Wednesday Webinars

Here is a flier for the FREE Wired Wednesday Webinars (WWW) for the 2021-School Year. The webinars are free if you are a Reading Council member. There are a variety of speakers: Children's Authors, Reading Experts and Researchers, Book Experts, etc.

Students are invited to attend WWW via Zoom. After the WWW, join your peers for a 15 - 30 minute lively discussion.

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The next WWW is November 11, 2020 at 7 p.m.
The presenter is Clare Landrigan Using Poetry to Expand Content Knowledge and Structure Informational Text.

The WWW for December is 12/2/2020 features Jon Scieszka Inspiring Lifelong Readers.
You may remember this book from your childhood, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs.

Resource Share - December 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. (Virtual)

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This professional development meeting gives you an opportunity to share your
favorite resource and/or materials.  You can share a favorite book, app, website, etc.

2021 IRC Conference

2021 IRC Conference
March 11-12, 2021

Springfield, Illinois


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