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TextProject at IRA 2007

Here’s a summary of activiities featuring appearances by TextProject founder Elfrieda H. (Freddy) Hiebert at the 52nd Internation Reading Association Annual Convention:
“Literacy Without Boundaries” May 13-17, 2007 in Toronto.

For complete details, including registration information, visit the IRA convention website.

Presentation

Time, Engagement, and Support: Lessons From a Five-Year Fluency Intervention

Melanie Kuhn, Rutgers University; Paula Schwanenflugel, University of Georgia, Atlanta

Presentation

Reading Because They Want To, Not Because They Have To

Angela McRae, University of Maryland

Presentation

The Contributions and Challenges of Technology

Marilyn Adams, Soliloquy Learning

Presentation

How Much Are Students Reading in School? What Difference Does it Make?

Elfrieda H. Hiebert, University of California, Berkeley

Presentation

Series Books as a Source of Increased Summer Reading

Anne McGill-Franzen & Stergios Botzakis, University of Tennessee

Presentation

Increasing Students’ Reading and Reasons for Reading Science Text

Gina Cervetti, University of California, Berkeley

Presentation

Eyes on the Page: Understanding Time Spent Reading in Mississippi’s Reading First Classrooms

Devon Brenner, Mississippi State University
Elfrieda Hiebert, University of California-Berkeley
Jeanne Holland, Mississippi University for Women
Robin Miles, Mississippi Department of Education
Monica Riley, Mississippi University for Women
Renarta Tompkins, Mississippi State University

Mississippi team presentation on November 29, 2006.

Mississippi team presentation on November 29, 2006.

Presentation

Beyond Opportunity: Reasons for Reading

John Guthrie, University of Maryland

Presentation

Recreational Reading Effects on Fluency

Michael Kamil, Stanford University