Saturday, July 9 |10:50 AM -11:10 AM in Scholastic's booth (#2107) | Get on the Independent Reading Bandwagon
Dr. Kimberly Parker and John Schumacher will share strategies for uniting faculty in the independent reading movement.
Saturday, July 9 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM in room 109 | Hooked on Series: Infuse Your Summer Reading with Series Books
A lively and energetic discussion about summer reading with series books. Serial favorites--Jim Benton (DEAR DUMB DIARY), Nikki Grimes (DYAMONDE DANIEL), Kate Messner (RANGER IN TIME), Tui T. Sutherland (WINGS OF FIRE), and Jude Watson (LOOT) join forces in a discussion about their favorite series books growing up and how their own best-selling series books make invaluable tools for boosting summer reading programs at schools and libraries.
Sunday, July 10 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM in Ballroom B, 3rd level | Forging Relationships in New and Known Lands: Your Role as a Reading Ambassador
In this fast-paced session, Scholastic Book Fairs' Teacher and Librarian Ambassadors Donalyn Miller and John Schumacher will share their top strategies and resources for becoming a reading ambassador in your own school community.