Missouri Literacy Association
An Affiliate of International Literacy Association
Summer MLA Book Clubs
June 17 & 24 July 15 & 22 SEL focus - August 3
6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:30 pm 6:30 - 7:45 pm
All times listed are Central Daylight Time.
WHO: ALL are invited!
WHAT: Discussion of book with author attending last session.
The last session will be a Q & A with the author.
For the August Book Club, there will be only one session.
We will read and discuss the picture books followed by the author joining us for the last part of the session.
WHERE: On Zoom
COST: July & August Book Clubs are FREE for ALL!
June is a MEMBERS-ONLY EVENT & FREE for members.
Not a member, join now for $20.
Become a member of MLA here.
FOR MORE INFO ON THE BOOKS & TO REGISTER,
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO THE RIGHT
CLICK ON BOOK CLUB MONTH ABOVE.
REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 7 at 7 am CDT.
To purchase books, simply click on the book picture above.
Rescheduled to Tuesday, May 25 at 6:30 pm CDT
The second episode of Literacy in the Lou with Michelle Franklin of Special School District and hosts Dr. Shea Kerkhoff and Dr. Shanise Terrell will discuss Family Literacy and Engagement.
In May celebrate the following national holidays! Click on the link for books to share with students or lesson plans.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month!
From Mighty Girl
Latino Books Month
From Mighty Girl
Jewish American Heritage Month
Looking for a Book Recommendation?
Looking for a book recommendation for professional development, reading aloud to a class or for a student to read independently? Check out our Good Reads Section on the drop down bar above.
The International Literacy Association has recognized the MLA with the Certificate of Gratitude
"for its remarkable leadership during the challenges of 2020. Through the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racial injustice, you and your members have shown unparalleled dedication and resolve as we continue to pivot to best serve educators and their students.
You have demonstrated resilience and a commitment to everything ILA stands for: equity and literacy for all."
Help us build literacy in Missouri!
Stands With ILA For
Racial Justice and Equality!
Read the joint statement from ILA and the editors of their academic journals and rise to this call to action.
The Missouri Reader
This most recent issue of our state journal is now available.
Teaching Literacy Virtually 2020 & Beyond
Nuts and bolts ideas about how to implement distance learning.
Dr. Sam Bommarito
Responding to Trauma in Your Classroom
From Learning for Justice:
Trauma can have significant and lasting effects on students. This PD Café will help you learn how to recognize the signs of trauma, better understand the causes of trauma, and take steps to establish social and emotional safety in your classroom.
Read more HERE.
There is no such thing as a child who hates to read;
There are only children
who have not found
the right book.
By Frank Serafini