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2015 Conference Information

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For any organization to thrive, new membership is critical.  By growing our numbers, the North Carolina Reading Association is able to engage more of our fellow educators and do a better job promoting literacy throughout the state.  While most of our members are educators from public or private schools, we count university faculty and students as members also.  READ MORE




Infographics for Literacy Development


By Lois E. Huffman on May 4th, 2015

I’m a big fan of infographics (a.k.a. information graphics). Infographics contain few words; instead they present data visually through maps, diagrams, timelines, signs, charts, graphs, and images.  READ MORE

April—National Poetry Month



Reading, writing, listening to, performing, and memorizing favorites are just a few of the entry points for experiencing poetry in the classroom. Nancie Atwell tells us that poetry can be about anything; surprise us, make us think, help us remember what matters, connect heart and mind to heart and mind; tap our senses and light our imaginations; tell stories; craft feelings as art; and “open our eyes to the poems that hide around us.”  READ MORE

Local Councils
The North Carolina Reading Association served 28 local councils (chapters or associations) during the 2014-2015 school year. Learn specifics about Local Councils.
Celebrate Young Authors
The North Carolina Reading Association's Young Authors Project invites local reading councils to engage writers, K-12 and adult, and celebrates exemplary writing at the local and state level. Learn more about Young Authors.