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<br /> LITERACY TODAY<br /> July/August 2019<br /> Volume 37, Issue 1<br /> Behind the<br /> Scenes<br /> · Creating the ILA conference<br /> · ILA 2019 General Session speakers<br /> Chelsea Clinton, Pedro Noguera,<br /> Renée Watson, and Hamish Brewer<br /> · Keys to a culture of literacy<br /> <br /> ontents<br /> 2 EDITOR'S NOTE<br /> 4 LIT BITS<br /> 6 ILA UPDATE<br /> LITERACY LEADERSHIP<br /> 8 Keys to a Culture of Literacy: Equity, Access,<br /> Relevance, and Joyful Interaction<br /> Online Exclusive: Beyond Teachers and<br /> Principals: Creating Districtwide Effective<br /> Literacy Programs, by Mark Weakland and<br /> Carrie Zales<br /> 16<br /> Behind the Scenes<br /> On the cover:<br /> Adora Svitak on the screen<br /> during the ILA 2016<br /> General Session<br /> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=1"> LITERACY TODAY July/August 2019 Volume 37, Issue</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=2"> </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=3"> ontents 2 EDITOR'S NOTE 4 LIT BITS 6 ILA </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=4"> EDITOR'S NOTE Colleen Patrice Clark Managing Edi</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=5"> </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=6"> LIT BITS The Results Are InILA is pleased to a</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=7"> Advocating for Children's Rights to Read In May,</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=8"> ILA UPDATE On Student and Family Engagement </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=9"> ILA Gives You Choices! Looking for a good book? </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=10"> LITERACY LEADERSHIP Julie Scullen (jscullen1@me.</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=11"> passages are analyzed and discussed across every </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=12"> ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Mark Weakland (mark@ markweakla</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=13"> Can principals bring about vertical success? The </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=14"> RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE Gaston Saux (gsaux@psi .u</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=15"> Sourcing helps digital literacy in tw</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=16"> ILA 2019 CO CREATING A OF LITE </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=17"> NFERENCE New Orleans, LA </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=18"> ILA 2019 CO General Session Speakers </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=19"> NFERENCE </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=20"> ILA 2019 ILA 2019: Creating your ILA conference </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=21"> SCENES Their attention to detail all</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=22"> sounds a bit like a fantasy football draft, only </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=23"> Ready for long days—and anything else During the </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=24"> ILA 2019 CHELSEA CLINTON:INHER OWNWORDS 20</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=25"> The ILA General Session speaker on early literacy</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=26"> “I decided to write this book about j</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=27"> </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=28"> ILA 2019 SOUND BYTES FROM Pedro A. Noguera </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=29"> He knows there is more to education than memorizi</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=30"> He knows how hard educators work—and how much the</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=31"> He shares the message that literacy is at the hea</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=32"> ILA 2019 </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=33"> FORTIFIED THROUGH WORDS A lesson in owning our st</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=34"> (HarperCollins) and picking up Judy Blume's Are Y</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=35"> </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=36"> ILA 2019 </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=37"> ONEMORE ROUNDWITH HAMISHBREWER The ILA General Se</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=38"> One of the many murals along the hallways at Fred</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=39"> leaders to look up to: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Lut</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=40"> ILA 2019 Alina O'Donnell (aodonnell@reading.org</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=41"> instruction in the classroom as well as potential</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=42"> THE ENGAGING CLASSROOM </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=43"> Before Mr. Sharp can respond, Reese p</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=44"> THE ENGAGING CLASSROOM Tricia Ebarvia (tricia.eb</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=45"> As teachers, we do our best to make s</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=46"> THE ENGAGING CLASSROOM Travis Crowder (stephencrw</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=47"> Their feelings matter, and where there is disenga</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=48"> to see how hearts and minds can change with the p</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=49"> </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=50"> ONLINE EXCLUSIVE Denise K. Frazier (frazierd@pnw</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=51"> Picture books allow students to understand and re</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=52"> For some groups, reevaluation sim</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=53"> PD RESOURCES FOR LITERACY EDUCATORS Use ILA's </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=54"> THE ILA NETWORK Aileen Hower (aileen.hower5@gmai</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=55"> Franklin County was also recognized by Pennsylvan</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=56"> EVENTS JULY 2019 9–12 Australian Literacy Ed</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=57"> Bridge Research to Practice: Live With the Author</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=58"> MEMBER SPOTLIGHT news & notes Kowalczyk Recognize</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=59"> social scene MEMBER SPOTLIGHT One Final Lesson </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=60"> MEMBER reflections </a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=61"> Children deserve access to the education, oppo</a> <a title="Literacy Today July/August 2019 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e47dbdab?page=62"> </a>