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Meet the Masters: Discover how to find and evaluate books on East Asia for your classroom

An NCTA seminar for teachers of grades 2-8

July 23 - 27, 2017

8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (Mon-Thurs)
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m (Fri)

Seminar leader: Mary Roberts with guest segments led by authors, librarians and EARC master teacher, Oralee Kramer

Hear from authors, librarians and fellow teachers and make children’s and young adult books on East Asia a part of your teaching tool kit.   Discover how authors do research for their books and how book titles and cover illustrations are selected.  Gain confidence in making close readings and exploring character motivations with your students.   Find out how to authenticate the reliability of the material and learn about new databases on children’s literature.  Using three separate books on East Asia, including Freeman Award winners, teachers will examine three different genres with frameworks to support students’ critical thinking and inquiry. 

Please refer to the application for additional details and eligibility requirements.