MARK YOUR CALENDAR!


UPCOMING MEETING:

SEPTEMBER 2017

STAY TUNED!
HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, AND WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT COUNCIL YEAR!
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Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto
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May Snapshots




Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On December 3, 2016, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Big Brothers, Big Sisters; Island Girl Power; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.


Guam IRA Donation to organizations on Dec. 3, 2016: Pictured L-R: Mariana Guzman, PIBBA member; Juanita Blaz, Island Girl Power Director; Toni Calvo, PIBBA member; Theresa "Ewy" Taitano, PIBBA Guam President; Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA President; Lois T. Gumataotao, PIBBA Secretary; Julia N. Rivera, Big Brothers, Big Sisters volunteer; and Benit Lizama, PIBBA member.



IRA Co-Sponsors Annual Regional Language Arts Conference


The 29th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference held on November 18 and 19, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Guam was a success! Its theme was “Reading Writing Together: Collaborate to Callibrate.” The keynote speaker was Dr. Kevin Colleary who focused on "Reading Content, Reading Opinion, Reading Narrative: Reading ALL Sorts of Writing Together!" The plenary speaker was Dr. Margaruite Smith who focused on "Common Core Standards." The LAC was co-sponsored by the Guam Council of the International Reading Association. Enjoy the following snapshots taken during the conference!


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May Newsletter



Inaugural IRA Anthology


Getting an IRA grant is the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your students' reading experience. For more information, see Lois Taitano Gumataotao at the Grants table.

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Click on the following links to access important grant information and the IRA grant application, which are now Word-ready! Just download them, and you are ready to type!


IRA Grant Schedule for SY2016-2017

IRA Grant Application for SY2016-2017




September 2017
STAY TUNED!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

PBS & PBS KIDS, free resources at-a-glance

PBS's trusted content reaches all of America's children - a diverse and growing audience. Because kids, parents, caregivers and educators access media in different ways with different needs, PBS offers a variety of resources online and over-the-air.

To further your child's development and encourage their growth through exploration and discovery in a safe environment, check out www.PBS.org.
































PBS KIDS, URL: www.pbskids.org (2-5 year olds)
PBS KIDS GO!, URL: www.pbskidsgo.org (6-9 year olds)

The above websites offer access to all of PBS's children's series and Web-only games, activities, resources and streaming video, covering all curriculum areas with quick links to Parents and Teachers sections for each program.








PBS Parents, URL: www.pbs.org/parents

PBS Parents features extensive information about children's development from birth through the school years, as well as educational resources and activities for children to help get them ready for school.









PBS Teachers, URL: www.pbs.org/teachers

PBS Teachers is designed for PreK-12 educators and includes more than 9,000 local and national standards-based teaching activities, lesson plans, blogs, on-demand video assets and interactive games and simulations.







PBS TeacherLine, URL: www.pbs.org/teacherline

PBS TeacherLine offers PreK-12 teachers quality, affordable, and accessible professional development courses. It offers courses in critical curriculum areas, including reading, mathematics, science, instructional technology, curriculum mapping, and instructional strategies.


VISIT PBS GUAM AT www.pbsguam.org TO LEARN MORE!

Source: PBS Guam

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