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Thursday, February 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ten Reasons to Use Own Voices CanLit in your ELA Class

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Adding diverse books to your teaching resources provides “mirrors, windows and doors” for readers and learners of all backgrounds (Rudine Sims Bishop). This presentation will present ten compelling arguments for including more diverse and inclusive literature in all aspects of your English Language Arts program. After completing an assessment project looking at diverse YA literature in public libraries, I will share share my findings from this project about why Own Voices books are an excellent and engaging choice for the English Language Arts classroom.

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Laina Kelly

Librarian, Library Development Services, Yellowhead Regional Library
Laina Kelly is a librarian with Library Development Services at Yellowhead Regional Library. She has a passion for working with school and public libraries in all areas of need, but especially in collections. 

Thursday February 6, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm MST
Westin: BC Rm 10135 100 St NW
  Language Arts / Arts Langagier  Inclusive Education / Éducation Inclusive
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 100
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Tags English