Check out the newest Pennsylvania Reads!

Check out the latest edition of Pennsylvania Reads! This issue features an opening essay written by Sharon Walpole, a prominent literacy researcher. Dr. Walpole suggests a simple plan that will enable literacy teachers to deliver organized and effective literacy instruction each day.

The featured articles present information on relevant issues such as teaching poetry, curricular support for teaching children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, effective implementation of the Interactive Read aloud, integrating QAR with Wiki technology, and using digital stories in the classroom. In addition to these high quality manuscripts, the journal includes three position papers prepared by Pennsylvania Reading Teacher Educators (PRTE), a special interest group of KSRA. PRTE papers focus on the important topics of literacy coaching, RtII, and adolescent literacy.

Everyone is sure to find something of interest in this edition!

Seven Springs Mountain Resort Reservation Information

All reservations must be made with the Hotel on an individual basis. Please identify yourself as a KSRA conference attendee.

Cutoff Date: September 26, 2012

Please reserve your room before the cutoff date by calling Seven Springs Mountain Resort. A deposit of one night’s lodging per room is required to confirm individual reservations. A full refund will be made on an individual reservation if cancelled fourteen days prior to arrival. After 9/26/12, room reservations cannot be guaranteed.

Reservation Numbers: 800-452-2223, 866-437-1300, or 814-352-7777 ext. 7009

Seven Springs prefers that you call in your reservation. Be sure to identify yourself as attending the KSRA Conference.

Room Rates:

Single: $199.00 per person

Double: $150 per person

Triple/Quad: $139 per person

2012 Seven Springs Reservation Form (Seven Springs prefers that you call in your reservation, but this form may be used to mail in a reservation.)