Milwaukee Area Reading Council - MARC

Milwaukee Area Reading Council - MARC Milwaukee Area Reading Council members are dedicated to advocacy, research, professional learning, and best practices in literacy.

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I Am a Triathlete
07/09/2020
I Am a Triathlete

I Am a Triathlete

I Swim! I Bike! I Run! I am a Triathlete! An exciting new book! Changing the narrative one book at a time!

06/25/2020
Antiracist Baby

Antiracist Baby

This is "Antiracist Baby" by NCTE Vimeo on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Angie Thomas Event | The Decameron Project
06/21/2020
Angie Thomas Event | The Decameron Project

Angie Thomas Event | The Decameron Project

EVENTS Angie Thomas On June 22nd, we are thrilled to be hosting Angie Thomas, the author of The Hate U Give and On the Come Up and a seminal writer of the Black Lives Matter Movement. Scroll down for more. Read More May 26th 5PM Event Link About the Event On Monday, June 22nd at […]

NCTE Presents - NCTE
06/08/2020
NCTE Presents - NCTE

NCTE Presents - NCTE

When IBRAM X. KENDI won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 2016 for a book about the history of racist ideas in America, some people felt a disconnect. Emerging from eight years of leadership under an African American president, a narrative was building in America about the emergence of a pos...

For All Those Who Participate in Schools
06/02/2020
For All Those Who Participate in Schools

For All Those Who Participate in Schools

  CLICK HERE TO VIEW GUIDE Throughout the Co-VID 19 era, all communities of people on Earth have been exposed to a collective trauma that few generations of humans have met. It has been painful. Within that collective trauma, systemic racism continues to disproportionately impact Black, Indigenous,...

31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance
06/01/2020
31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance

Beyond addressing issues of race and racism, this children’s reading list focuses on taking action. It highlights resistance, resilience and activism; and seeks to empower youth to participate in the ongoing movement for racial justice.

ILA Postpones Webinar
05/31/2020
ILA Postpones Webinar

ILA Postpones Webinar

Update from ILA on COVID-19: We are committed to keeping you informed of all the latest developments, including the impact on the ILA 2020 Conference in Columbus, OH, and how ILA is helping educators during this period. Let us know what support you need and stay engaged using these free resources.

Literacy Research, Policy, & Practice | nellkduke.org
05/30/2020
Literacy Research, Policy, & Practice | nellkduke.org

Literacy Research, Policy, & Practice | nellkduke.org

Nell K. Duke is a literacy researcher who focuses on early literacy research, policy, & practice. Her site includes resources on comprehension, informational text, literacy equity, project-based learning, effective practices, phonics, research methodology, curriculum, and children's media.

05/26/2020
Word Work at a Distance

Word work with Nell Duke.

In this video, I discuss how to provide phonological awareness, phonics, interactive writing, and vocabulary instruction for young children at a distance. I ...

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05/24/2020

05/23/2020
Leading Equity

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05/15/2020
Storytime with President and Mrs. Obama

Storytime with President and Mrs. Obama

President and Mrs. Obama joined Chicago Public Library’s “Live from the Library” storytime sessions, to read “The Word Collector” by Peter Reynolds. Public l...

ILA on Twitter
05/15/2020
ILA on Twitter

ILA on Twitter

“We’re working to create new, accessible professional learning events to engage and inspire educators. Check out ILA’s digital events page to stay current on all of our latest offerings. Register now for our next webinar with @donalynbooks. https://t.co/hvxfXN1jSc”

MARC celebrates nurses.  Thank you for your service!
05/07/2020

MARC celebrates nurses. Thank you for your service!

Milwaukee Area Reading Council celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you for all that you do!
05/04/2020

Milwaukee Area Reading Council celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you for all that you do!

05/02/2020
Small Group Literacy Instruction at a Distance

Small Group Literacy Instruction at a Distance

In this video, I discuss how to provide small group literacy instruction for young children using a videoconferencing platform (Zoom). I walk through a phoni...

Bingo!
04/24/2020

Bingo!

#TeacherAppreciation #Fun WSRA wishes to send a heart-felt thank you to all educators. #Staywell #Keepwell

04/18/2020
Deadline extended...
04/16/2020
Application for the UWM Writing Project 2020 Invitational Summer Institute

Deadline extended...

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES FOR COVID-19, WE WILL BE ADJUSTING DATES AND DOING SOME ASPECTS OF THE INVITATIONAL SUMMER INSTITUTE ONLINE. DETAILS WILL BE FORTHCOMING. HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING, PLEASE DO FILL OUT THIS APPLICATION FORM. WE WILL UPDATE THE DETAI...

WSRA celebrates 65 years of literacy excellence!
04/16/2020

WSRA celebrates 65 years of literacy excellence!

Reading Joy in the Time of Coronavirus
04/16/2020
Reading Joy in the Time of Coronavirus

Reading Joy in the Time of Coronavirus

Many of us are struggling to find the motivation to read during this pandemic. Here are some ways to spark your desire—and your ability to concentrate—for reading.

Free online tutoring
04/12/2020
The Empowerment Hub

Free online tutoring

Free online tutoring for K-12 students. Topics ranging from SAT/ACT to AP Physics, to elementary school math. Founded by Morgan Mackenzie

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I’ve been loving all the resources and opportunities you’ve been sharing lately. I appreciate your work.
Hello fellow reading & literacy educators of Milwaukee and beyond. Come interrogate literacy at WSRA's upcoming summer research symposium: June 20th and 21st in downtown Milwaukee. Check out our international line-up of speakers.