Category Archives: Celebrate Literacy 5/5

Instructional Strategies for Learners with Dyslexia: K-12

A curriculum doesn’t teach a child… a trained teacher does. This workshop provides foundational knowledge in structured literacy instruction. In this engaging and interactive session, participants will: learn strategies to use with students who fear “looking different” because they learn … Continue reading

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Using Mentor Texts to Celebrate Latino Culture

Looking for ideas to bring Latino culture into your literacy block or library? Join us for an after-school K-8 workshop featuring superstar Ruth Culham and her new book Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture. Ruth will share practical … Continue reading

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$500 Literacy Educator Scholarship Winner Announced

We are thrilled to announce the winner of our scholarship. Krista Sutherland is a senior at Eastern Oregon University, Gresham campus. A 4.0 student, Krista is working on her BA in Elementary education as well as Reading and ESOL endorsements. … Continue reading

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Meet the Co-Presidents

The Portland Reading Council is led by two outstanding literacy educators: Julie Owens, Associate Professor at Concordia University (on left) and Amy Morinville, Reading Intervention Teacher at Ron Russell Middle School in the David Douglas School District. Julie and Amy … Continue reading

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