May Newsletter

May Meeting Celebration Snapshots

Congratulations Guam IRA on your 50th Anniversary, 2018 Read-A-Thon Winners, and Newly-Elected Officers! We applaud your mission of promoting literacy throughout Guam and in Micronesia. Enjoy the following snapshots!

Read-A-Thon 2018 Kick-Off Snapshots

Language Arts Conference - Dec. 1 & 2

Guam IRA Donates Children's Books to Organizations -

On November 18, 2017, the Guam Council of the International Reading Association donated books to three organizations during its 17th Annual Community Book Fair held at the Agana Shopping Center. The organizations that received the book donation include the Micronesian Resource Center; Philippine School; and Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association.

Guam IRA Donation to organizations on November 18, 2017: Pictured L-R: Dr. Matilda Naputi Rivera, Guam IRA Webmaster and Immediate Past President; Rufina Mendiola, Pacific Islands Bilingual Bicultural Association (PIBBA) member; Aileen Namelo, Micronesia Resource Center Project Manager; Rose Cruz Castro, Guam IRA President; Liwanag Dominguez, Philippine school representative; and Geri Charfauros, Guam IRA Treasurer.

Inaugural IRA Anthology

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


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 SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018

September 2018

Friday, May 17, 2013


April 2013

Introducing Wikispaces Classroom

We're pleased to announce Wikispaces Classroom, a brand new product
designed exclusively for teachers and students. Over the years, we've
distilled what we do and why we do it down to the one simple thing: help
teachers help students. Wikispaces Classroom takes this to a new level by
focusing on simplicity, engagement, and student outcomes. Read more 
about our exciting new product for educators.

Wikispaces News Feed and Formative 


We'd love to share with you two new and exciting features that come with
Wikispaces Classroom. With the News Feed - and streamlined Discussions,
Projects,and Events - you can easily manage your classroom and engage your
students. Formative Assessment lets you track each student's contributions in
realtime, and support students when and where they need it. Take a look. We
think you're going to love what you see.

Webinars: Learn About Wikispaces Classroom

Join us this month for one of our Wikispaces Classroom webinars and learn
how our newest product makes it easier for you to manage your classroom
and support the learning of each of your students. Wendy will run you through
some of our great new features - including the News Feed, Formative
Assessment, and simplified Projects - and show you how to make the most
of them in your classroom.  Get a head start on Wikispaces Classroom.
Register today.

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