Live Webinar with Jennifer Serravallo: Diversity in Books for Independent and Instructional Reading and Writing in Kindergarten and First Grade

As schools prepare for a critical academic year like no other, educators are looking to engage with students in essential literacy skills while providing high-quality literature that students can relate to, enjoy and learn from.

Join Jennifer Serravallo, renowned literacy consultant, expert, and New York Times bestselling author, and Adjoa Burrowes, educator, artist, and award-winning Lee & Low author and illustrator for an upcoming Live-Only Webinaras they discuss:

  • how diversity and identity fits into reading instruction
  • how to incorporate race and social justice into your literacy block
  • explicit tips for supporting comprehension, phonics instruction, and writing techniques with incredible texts

Attendees will come away with book recommendations, resources, and more importantly practical and concrete strategies to take with you into your own respective setting.

Whether you are a teacher, librarian, administrator, or parent, please join us for this incredibly timely and essential conversation about the importance of diversity for young readers in kindergarten and first grade.  

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT
Duration: 1 Hour
How to Join: Register here

This will be a LIVE only event– there will be no recording of the video after the webinar. If you can’t join live, please register to receive the resources and materials after the webinar.

Order copies of Jennifer Serravallo’s books here.

Order copies of Grandma’s Purple Flowers by Adjoa Burrowes and Destiny’s Gift by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley and illustrated by Adjoa Burrowes when you register here and receive free domestic shipping (US addresses only).

Hope to see you there!

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