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2017 Adolescent Literacy Institute: Home

11th Annual Adolescent Summer Literacy Institute

July 10-12, 2017

This three day interactive institute is designed for teachers, reading specialists, coaches, librarians, and supervisors.This year's theme is focused on diversity and the use of culturally responsive and relevant literature in classrooms to expand and cultivate respect for and among various groups.

Using Classroom Literature to Teach the Common Core Language Standards (Grammar)

Prof. Chrystena Hahn

Disability in YA Literature

Dr. Ellen Pozzi

If it's on the Internet, It must be true! Fake News

Professors Tony Joachim & Yvonne Roux

Finding Self in order to be Culturally Aware

Prof. Margaret Renn

Margaret is on vacation. I'll post when she returns.

Marina Budhos

Award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction. In 2016 she published Watched, a timely novel that examines what it's like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know.

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Daniel Jose Older

Daniel Jose Older wrote the YA fantasy novel, Shadowshaper, a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, the Mythopoeic Award, the International Latino Book Award, and named one of Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read. 

His website is:

Education Librarian

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Yvonne Roux