Newsletter, March 2001

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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:


There's a great interview of Julius Lester on the web at:

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 For more information on Carol Hurst and her work in schools and conferences see Carol Otis Hurst Consulting.


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