Earlier this month I attended the International Literacy Association (ILA) Conference & Exhibit in Boston, MA. In addition to speaking with dedicated educators, I had the pleasure of hearing some of the top names in education speak about the importance of literacy and share their passion for helping all children succeed in school and beyond.
Here are some of my favorite moments from #ILA16:
Favorite quote: "Education with intention matters deeply to build the world we want to see" –Adora Svitak, @adorasv
Teacher Magazine celebrated 125 years! (See main photo!)
An interview with Kwame Alexander: Massachusetts resident and Scholastic Kid Reporter, Maxwell Surprenant, met up with award-winning poet and author, Kwame Alexander, to talk about his work and how words can heal.
1) LIVE on #Periscope: We are live at #ILA16 with @scholastic author & LitWorld founder, @pamallyn https://twitter.com/ScholasticTeach/status/752153223495057408
2) Watch on #Periscope: Live at the @scholastic #ILA16 booth with autism expert @barbaraboroson https://twitter.com/ScholasticTeach/status/751818192612319232
Author and expert Janiel Wagstaff shares her new word sort resource, 85 Differentiated Word Sorts, for all students across all learning levels: