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<br /> IRA CONVENTION 2013<br /> Convention<br /> PREVIEW<br /> ®<br /> President’s Message<br /> On behalf of the International Reading Association Board of Directors, I am<br /> delighted to invite you to the 2013 IRA Annual Convention to be held in San<br /> Antonio, TX, April 19-22, 2013. I encourage you to find time in your busy schedule<br /> to explore the exciting offerings presented in this Convention Preview and to share<br /> it with your colleagues. I also invite you to watch for convention highlights on the<br /> IRA website, www.iraconvention.org, for additional information throughout the<br /> months leading to convention.<br /> Our theme for this year’s Convention is “Celebrating Teachers Making a<br /> Difference.“ We chose this theme to honor teachers of every level and discipline<br /> for the passion, dedication, and hard work they put into their teaching. Every day<br /> in every school around the globe teachers are doing whatever it takes to make<b<a title="2013 Convention Preview page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=1"> IRA CONVENTION 2013 Convention PREVIEW ®</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=2"> President’s Message On behalf of the Internatio</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=3"> General Session This year’s General Session spe</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=4"> From our exciting slate of Featured Speakers and </a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=5"> O e Fax e nlin Phon M Mention promotion</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=6"> Take advantage of registering for housing and con</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=7"> Featured IRA Authors IRA’s authors lead the way</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=8"> Our popular Teaching Edge series is back! This ye</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=9"> Richard Allington What the Research Says About Te</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=10"> Invited Speakers Invited Symposium NEW THIS YEAR</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=11"> RESEARCH WORKSHOP Becoming a Teacher Researcher: </a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=12"> Luncheon Speakers Our intimate luncheons offer </a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=13"> Come see what San Antonio has to offer! San Anto</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=14"> Membership An IRA membership can give you the in</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=15"> Stay informed Stay connected Stay ahead of the cu</a> <a title="2013 Convention Preview page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d8e2a97d?page=16"> “IRA Journals Helped Me Become a Li</a>