The Literacy Connection


Back to Books!

Keeping Children’s Literature at the Heart of our Curriculum

A Series of Workshops for 2012-2013

Please note dates and locations

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1st Meeting: Oct. 1, 2012:  Book Talk with Sally Oddi 4:30-6:00 P.M

        Cover to Cover Bookstore

        3560 N High St.

        Columbus, OH 43214

        Cost $25.00

2nd Meeting: Nov. 5, 2012:  Children’s Literature and ELLs in Reading Workshop with Sharon Esswein

        and Stella Villalba

        Beechwood Elementary

        455 Beechwood Road

        Whitehall, OH 43213

        Cost $25.00

3rd Meeting: Dec. 3, 2012:  Making Learning Visible:  Documenting Children’s Thinking with

        Kathleen Taps           

        Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School

        2405 Wickliffe Rd.

        Upper Arlington, OH  43221

        Cost $25.00

4th  Meeting: Jan. 7, 2013:  Choosing Books for MiniLessons with Franki Sibberson

        Indian Run Elementary

        80 West Bridge Street

        Dublin, Ohio 43017

        Cost $25.00

5th  Meeting: Feb. 4, 2013:  Poetry Cafe with Peggy Oxley and Karen Rawlins

        St. Paul School

        61 Moss Road

        Westerville, Ohio 43082-9054

        Cost $25.00

6th  Meeting: Mar. 4, 2013:  Children’s Literature and the Common Core State Standards with Amy McClure

        Hilliard Crossing

        3340 Hilliard Rome Rd

        Hilliard, OH 43026

        Cost $25.00

General Session: Donalyn Miller Author of The Book Whisperer Saturday, Apr. 13, 8:30-2:30

        Beechwood Elementary

        455 Beechwood Road

        Whitehall, OH 43213

        Cost $75.00

The Literacy Connection Board of Directors is delighted to host Donalyn Miller and present sessions with a focus on children’s literature.   If you are interested in attending, please click here to download the registration form. Complete the form and mail it with payment to Peggy Oxley, 298 Brevoort Road, Columbus, OH 43214.  If you have any questions you may call Peggy at 614-882-2710 (school) or 614-267-6413 (home).  Please make the check payable to The Literacy Connection.  There will be no refunds.

Credit from Ashland University:

     One semester hour of credit will be available.  You are required to attend the first session at Cover to Cover to register with Ashland and receive information about the coursework.  Then choose to attend at least 4 other after school sessions as well as the culminating session with Donalyn Miller on Saturday, Apr. 13.  In addition, for each of the after school sessions, you will be required to stay until 6:30 to engage in reflection that will be part of your coursework.

     Participants registering for credit, as well as anyone signing up for $150 in sessions, will receive a copy of Donalyn Miller’s book, The Book Whisperer.