MARK YOUR CALENDAR!



UPCOMING MEETING:

OCTOBER 21, 2017
READ TO THE BEAT 70's!

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Venue: JQ San Miguel Elementary School, Toto

September 2017 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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October Newsletter


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.

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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 SY2017-2018

IRA Grant Application for SY2017-2018




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Friday, May 17, 2013

Wikispaces

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 

Assessment

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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