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Saturday, February 8 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Connecting Location to Population, through Independent Reading (9-12)

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Three teacher librarians and an amazing world geography teacher teamed up to create a way for students to immerse themselves into various cultures by reading fiction and nonfiction. As the students embarked on learning about a new continent, teacher librarians connected them to books of the people and the stories represented. Students read of book of their choice and created projects to share out that book and their creations with others. Come learn how to replicate the magic of reading and the project outcomes for your students.

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Ramona Cheek

Teacher Librarian, Central High School West
I am a high school teacher librarian. I have a book blog called Young Adult Reading Machine so I can remember which books I read and if I wanted to get them in my library or not. Ask me about Bass Lake, I have a place up in the mountains and lake, it is my happy place. See you at... Read More →
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Christine Flores

Teacher Librarian, Central Unified School District
I am a high school teacher librarian in Central Unified School District in Fresno, CA. Formerly, I worked as an English teacher, National Park ranger-- environmental educator and coach.I have worked cross-curricularly with ELA and History teachers for more than two decades. I believe... Read More →

Saturday February 8, 2020 10:15am - 11:15am PST