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Building community online IRA

  1. 1. Teri LesesneTerry Thompson Donalyn Miller
  2. 2. Donalyn Miller @donalynbooksTerry Thompson Teri Lesense @TerryTreads @ProfessorNana
  3. 3. YAPP 29LJ99
  4. 4. Back Channel Todaysmeet.com
  5. 5. Twitter#readingcommunity
  6. 6. @ProfessorNana
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  8. 8.  Effective reading teachers are teachers who read. Donalyn Miller (2012) “Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.” Horace Mann (1796 - 1859) “Where do I find the time for not reading so many books?” Karl Kraus (1874 - 1936)
  9. 9.  Standard II for the preparation of school librarians requires a thorough knowledge of books and reading and how to motivate students. AASL Standards. Students who score higher on "tests tend to come from schools which have more library resource staff and more books, periodicals and videos, and where the instructional role of the teacher-librarian and involvement in cooperative program planning and teaching is more prominent." Keith Curry Lance, et. al. The Impact of School Library Media Centers on Academic Achievement.
  10. 10. I begin, as always, with my OWN community and consider how to create this for my students.
  11. 11.  Some communities are temporary. We band together for a purpose or a task. When it is complete, we move on to other communities. Some communities are more permanent. We band together because we share a common interest or purpose. We remain a community.
  12. 12. We get to know one another, to understand one another, to communicate with one another in different forms and forums. “We read to know we are not alone.” C.S. Lewis
  13. 13.  Getting to know one another Understanding our background as readers  Learning how to communicate
  14. 14. • What did we read?• What do we read?• What might we read (if we had the time)?• What is our experience with reading?
  15. 15.  Earliest memories of reading (home) Memories of reading as a child (home and school), positive and negative Reading as a tween and teen Adult reading Titles, authors, events, etc.
  16. 16.  Access to books Models of reading Being read aloud to Owning books Talking about books with others Choice Social interactions with other readers Access to libraries
  17. 17.  Can be snapshots Can be longer frames Can serve as records of reading
  18. 18. Reading Timeline: March 10-17, 2013 F
  19. 19.  Retirement, when I can read all I want, what I want, where I want, when I want Reading for committee work (sometimes with my ears) combined with reading for job and reading for pleasure. Reading for the job combined with reading for pleasure (lots of overlap) Reading for the job and the dissertation (no time for pleasure right now) Reading what my kids are reading (school year) and pool books (summer time reading) Reading for my English classes (no time for much pleasure reading) Reading the classics with pleasure reading on the edges/fringe Reading for pleasure plus a few assigned classics read via Cliff Notes Series reading (Drew, Cherry Ames, Sue Barton) “Learning to read” meant counting # of paragraphs until it was my turn then reading ahead Being read aloud to, access to books and libraries
  20. 20. “Children should spend less time completing workbooksand skill sheets...there is little evidence that theseactivities are related to reading achievement.” Becoming a Nation of Readers: The Report of the Commission onReading, Richard C. Anderson, Elfrieda H. Hiebert, Judith A. Scott, and Ian A.G. Wilkinson
  21. 21. BlogsTwitterFacebook
  22. 22. Buffy Hamilton buffyjhamiltonKaryn Silverman infowitchJennifer Hubert-Swan readingrantsBeth Saxton bethreadsSarah Couri scouriErin Downey Howerton hybridlibLiz Burns lizbSophie Brookover sophiebiblioLinda Braun lbraun2000Joyce Valenza joycevalenza LibrarianMonica Edinger medingerAngie Manfredi misskubelik StarterYALSA yalsaBeth Friese librarybeth PackALAN ALANorgPew Research pewresearchAnita Silvey anitasilveyRoger Sutton rogerreadsThe Horn Book hbookBetsy Bird fusenumber8Diane Ravitch dianeravitchAmy Alessio amyalessioJoanna Axelrod textinglibrarian
  23. 23. Donalyn Miller @donalynbooksJo Ellen McCarthy @imalwayslearninPaul W. Hankins @paulwhankinsSusan Dee @literacydocentKatherine Sokolowski @katsokCathy Blackler @Cathy_BlacklerPatrick Allen @ColoReaderJillian Heise @heisereadsCindy Minnich @CBethMBrian Wyzlic @brianwyzlicNiki Ohs Barnes @niniohsbarnesMindi Rench @mindi_rCynthia Alaniz @utalanizColby Sharp @colbysharpMargie Myers-Culver @loverofxenaAlyson Beecher @alybee930Carol Jago @caroljagoPenny Kittle @pennykittleGary Anderson @AndersonGLSir Ken Robinson @sirkenrobinson
  24. 24. Kate Messner @katemessnerJudy Blume @judyblumeLibba Bray @libbabrayJarrett Krosoczka @StudioJJKMaureen Johnson @maureenjohnsonTom Angleberger @origamiyodaJo Knowles @joknowlesShana Corey @shanacoreySeymour Simon @seymoursimonPhil Bildner @philbildnerrRick Riordan @camphalfbloodDavid Lubar @davidlubarDavid Gill @thunderchikinMargo Lanagan @margolanaganBarry Lyga @barrylygaJane Yolen @janeyolen
  25. 25. Good Reasons for Using Twitter (PLN)
  26. 26. Staying ConnectedIf a seed of lettuce will not grow, we do notblame the lettuce. Instead, the fault lies withus for not having nourished the seedproperly. Buddhist proverb
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  28. 28. Link is also at YAPPWill archive the back channel to YAPP