Keeping teachers a step ahead. Leadership in language arts.
The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) has resources for encouraging summer reading, including research on its benefit for young readers.
Jefferson County libraries offer summer reading programs for kids, teens, and adults with incentive prizes (free books, Kindles, etc.).
The Denver Public Library has lots of reading programs, including one for summer reading in English and Spanish.
NYC libraries have a 2013 reading list with choices for all, aged pre-K through adult, plus Spanish language titles.
Check your local library to find out what summer reading programs they offer!
Website: CSLP Summer Reading
Website: Jefferson County Libraries
Website: Denver Public Library
Website: NYC Summer Reading
CLAS Talk member & CSU Professor Cindy O'Donnell-Allen is featured in the Sep. 26, 2012 issue of The Atlantic. We encourage you to read her article, '"The Best Writing Teachers Are Writers Themselves." [Atlantic]
See more great resources at Featured Resources Archive
2012 CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS
By serving as a member of the CLAS executive board you can grow as an educator while contributing to the language arts community.
More information [here]
The award, named for the first woman president of NCTE, is given annually to "a woman who has exhibited outstanding professional service relating to the role and image of women in the profession and in the Council."
Vince Puzick, CLAS President
DATES & DEADLINES
Submit a session proposal for CLAS Fall Conference -- deadline June 15
Two ways to join the conversation:
• Online through Adobe Connect [click here]
• By telephone at 866-252-8365