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Second Annual MRA/CIERA Conference

06/15/2001 Building Comprehension: Now That They Can Read Words, How Do We Help Them Construct Meaning?

Co-Sponsored by
Center for the Improvement of Early Reading
Achievement (CIERA)
Michigan Reading Association

Saturday, September 22, 2001 8:30AM–4:00PM
East Lansing Marriott Hotel
300 MAC Avenue
East Lansing, Michigan 48823

This conference will present research-based strategies for increasing young readers’ ability to construct meaning independently. Presentations will focus on methods for helping students understand both narrative and informational text, in preparation for the new MEAP and the MLPP.

An evening reception, honoring Drs. W. Dorsey Hammond and P. David Pearson for their contributions to the field of education, will cap the event.

Please join us for this important meeting!

SEMINAR SCHEDULE

8:30 AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

Keynote Speakers W. Dorsey Hammond
P. David Pearson
Nell Duke
Scott Paris

5:00 PM RECEPTION
Honoring W. Dorsey Hammond and P. David Pearson, who have served Michigan and young readers and teachers well.

MRA/CIERA SEMINAR REGISTRATION FORM
$90 registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch buffet.

Mail completed registration form and payment by Sept. 7th to:
MRA/CIERA Seminar Registration
5241 Plainfield Ave. NE, Suite I
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-1060
Credit card reservations may be faxed to: (616) 361-0056

Click here to download an application form in Acrobat PDF format.

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Last updated: Mon, Sep 30, 2002


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