Newsletter, March 2001

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Cynthia Leitich Smith

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Welcome to the March issue of our newsletter. If you'd like to have each issue delivered to your email address you can sign-up for a subscription.

In This Issue You'll Find:

News

There's a great interview of Julius Lester on the web at: http://www.publishersweekly.com/articles/20010212_94371.asp

Ucoming workshops:

I've Read the Book, Now What? Workshops for Teachers of grades 2-6 by Carol Hurst:

  • - use literature across the curriculum
  • - connect your reading program to content areas
  • - motivate your readers
  • - complement your reading program with meaningful activities
  • - enhance comprehension through conversation
  • - use a variety of genre
  • - storytell and read aloud as powerful extensions of literature
  • March 13, 2001 - New Jersey
    • Holiday Parsipanny
    • 707 Route 46 East
    • Parsippany, NJ
  • April 3, 2001 - Connecticut
    • Ramada Inn- Capitol Hill
    • 440 Asylum Street
    • Hartford, CT
  • May 8, 2001 - Massachusetts
    • Holiday Inn Springfield
    • 711 Dwight Street
    • Springfield, MA
To register call Literacy Corner at 877-346-9737

Carol's other upcoming workshops:

  • March 30 and 31st, 2001. South Dakota Reading Conference, Huron, SD
  • April 7, 2001. Early Childhood Conference. New Jersey City University in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • April 29, 2001. Preconvention Institute. IRA, New Orleans, LA.
  • May 7, 2001. Colrain Central School. Colrain, Massachusetts
  • June 27, 2001. Literature Conference. New Ulm, Minnesota.
  • July 20, 2001. Literature Conference. Orange County, California.
  • July 25, 2001. Early Childhood Institute. Dallas, Texas.

For more information on any of these write to Carol Hurst at rebecca@carolhurst.com. For more information on Carol Hurst and her work in schools and conferences see Carol Otis Hurst Consulting.

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