AN AFFILIATE OF THE INTERNATIONAL LITERACY ASSOCIATION (ILA)
Other Professional Learning Opportunities
The following announcements and provided links are not sponsored by GALA, but might be of interest to members.
Teaching George Takei's They Called Us Enemy & Japanese American Incarceration
This webinar introduces George Takei’s graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy, and provides
strategies for reading this book with your school community.
November 2, 2023
(Event is free with registration)
6:30 AM - 7:45 PM ET
Webinar Description: Literature has the power to build our capacity for empathy, shared understanding, and stronger communities. Facing History & Ourselves has selected George Takei’s graphic memoir, They Called Us Enemy, for this year’s All Community Read.
During this webinar, we’ll discuss what freedom means in a democracy—during World War II and today. Educators will leave with Facing History resources and strategies for teaching historical context, perspective-taking, ethical reflection, and cultivation of empathy in order to nurture students’ capacity for informed and engaged citizenship.
Science of Reading Symposium with
Lucy Hart Paulson and Dr. Matthew Burns [VIRTUAL]
September 26th, 2023
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET