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June 24, 2017

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We hope you enjoyed our events this year, and please check back for updates about the 2017-2018 events as we get closer to September.

Have a relaxing summer!

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Summer Reading for Teachers Lists May 28, 2017

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In case you missed our May event, here are the Summer Reading for Teachers recommendations.

Dr. Cheryl Dozier’s list  Summer Reading List Dr. Dozier

Dr. Irene Rosenthal’s list  Summer Reading List Dr Rosenthal

The ACARC officer’s picks  Summer Reading List

 

 

Summer Reading for Teachers April 17, 2017

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
4:30-6:00 PM
University at Albany, Alumni House

Learn which books and articles you want to add to your summer reading lists!  

Dr. Cheryl Dozier and Dr. Irene Rosenthal present professional books focusing on literacy and English as a New Language learners.

Let’s celebrate our year of exciting Professional Development with professional book talks and pizza as we prepare for summer.  Bring books and articles to share in small groups as we connect with other educators over pizza after the main presentations.

Register at http://www.teachers-center.org and search for ACARC Programs. Registration is recommended, although not required. 

Free for ACARC members and SUNY Albany Literacy Teaching and Learning community.
$10 for guests / nonmembers

Parking Information: Please pull up in front of the SUNY Albany Alumni House, go in and Jennifer, an Alumni House person, will give you a parking pass to place on your windshield.  You’ll need to then park your car in the Dutch quad lot by/across from the Alumni House.

More information May16.2017flyer

Opportunity to promote literacy April 2, 2017

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Grassroot Givers makes the connection between the needs in our community and those who have resources to share.  Their Book Project provides gently used books to families in need.  If you have books to donate, pkease contact them.

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CANCELLED – Gordon Korman event March 14, 2017

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Due to the weather, ENYSLMA and ACARC have to cancel the evening with Gordon Korman, New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults.

REFUND Information: If you sent a check, please request a refund at judithpeyton@ncolonie.org.

Learn with Gordon Korman March 11, 2017

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ENYSLMA and ACARC invite educators to spend an evening with Gordon Korman, New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults. He will share his “Page Turner Principle,” focusing on his two favorite genres: humor and adventure. Learn why both are great for motivating kids to read and write. Following the presentation, there will be a dessert reception, book sale and signing.

Wednesday, March 15th

7:00 p.m. at Mohonasen High School (LGI room)
2070 Curry Road, Rotterdam, NY

Please pre-register before March 11 – deadline extended
ENSYLMA or ACARC members pay just $10; $15 for non-members. There will be an additional
$5 per person charge for those who register after March 7 or at the door.

Registration form and more information kormanflyer

Who’s Doing the Work? Teaching that Transfers January 22, 2017

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Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:30-6:00 PM
The College of Saint Rose
Events and Athletics Center
Standish Room A

Join us for an interactive webinar with Kim Yaris, co-author with Jan Miller Burkins, of the new book, Who’s doing the work?  Learn strategies to engage students in difficult work, that make complex ideas simple, and that give students language for communicating about their reading processes.

Register at http://www.teachers-center.org and search for ACARC Programs.
Free to ACARC members and Saint Rose community. $10 for guests / nonmembers.
Registration is recommended, although not required.

More details march9-2017flyer

Learn with Gordon Korman January 16, 2017

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ENYSLMA and ACARC invite educators to spend an evening with Gordon Korman, New York Times bestselling author of books for children and young adults. He will share his “Page Turner Principle,” focusing on his two favorite genres: humor and adventure. Learn why both are great for motivating kids to read and write. Following the presentation, there will be a dessert reception, book sale and signing.

7:00 p.m. at Mohonasen High School (LGI room)
2070 Curry Road, Rotterdam, NY

Please pre-register before March 7
ENSYLMA or ACARC members pay just $10; $15 for non-members. There will be an additional
$5 per person charge for those who register after March 7 or at the door.

Registration form and more information kormanflyer

Digital Literacy December 18, 2016

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Thursday, January 12th, 2017

4:30-6:00 PM

The College of Saint Rose Events and Athletics Center, Standish Room A

Co-sponsored with the College of Saint Rose, Thelma P. Lally School of Education

Learn about increasing digital literacy and using technology in your classroom from our variety of teaching professionals. Bring an electronic device to fully participate in the workshop.

Colleen Monaco: Digital Composing
Patty Wood: Digital platforms of Story Telling
Colleen Kuno: Storyboarding using imovies and Green Screen

Remember to bring a new book to donate to New Books for New Homes.  https://acarc.wordpress.com/new-books-for-new-homes/

Registration information and more details digital-lit-1-12-17

Questions: acarcny@gmail.com

 

Our Experts Picks for the Best Books of 2016 December 7, 2016

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Thank you to our panel of experts: Lucy Menard, Donna Phillips, Dr. Sherry Guice, and Dr. Helen Stuetzel for sharing their expertise and reviews. Thank you to Saddlewood Elementary School for inviting us to use their beautiful library.

Here is the list of Best Books.  best-book-list  

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