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!

Friday, October 21, 2011

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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Guam IRA invites you to a Story Hour with visiting author, Marc Tyler Nobleman

The Guam IRA invites you to bring your children to the Agana Public Library this Saturday October 22 from 10 - 11 AM
for Story Hour with visiting author, Marc Tyler Nobleman.
Call Cyndy (789-1996) for more details.
 

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Marc Tyler Nobleman Events


Marc Tyler Nobleman
Events

Saturday, October 22
10:00 - 11:00 AM
Story Hour
Guam Public Library
All ages welcome

12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM
Teen Writing Workshop
IP Coffee Co Café
University Drive, Mangilao
For grades 3-12

Tuesday, October 25
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teacher Workshop
Agana Heights Elementary
Open for all educators and parents

Monday, October 10, 2011

Guam IRA October 2011 Newsletter




Click here to view the October 2011 Newsletter.

Visiting author Marc Tyler Nobleman to arrive on Guam!


Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of more 70 books for children and one for adults. His picture book Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman received multiple starred reviews, appeared on several "best of the year" lists, and made the front page of USA Today. It's the first standalone biography in any format of writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster and the first picture book on the story behind a fictional character, let alone the world's first superhero. He has written extensively for Nickelodeon; his other credits include DC Comics, PBS, History Channel, and National Geographic Kids. He is also a cartoonist whose work has appeared in more than 100 magazines, seven of which you’ve heard of including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Good Housekeeping.

To view Marc Tyler Nobleman's school visit schedule, CLICK HERE.

Source: http://redroom.com/member/marc-tyler-nobleman/bio