Teaching Multiple Literacies through Children's Books Conference

Teaching Multiple Literacies through Children's Books Conference


The Center for Teaching through Children’s Books (CTCB) will offer a one-day Summer Institute workshop for teachers, librarians, and children’s book authors and illustrators on June 22, 2010 at the North Shore Campus of National-Louis University. Visual literacy, information literacy, media literacy, digital literacy. Our students need all of these in order to navigate the world of the 21st century. Candace Fleming, award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary (2008) and many other titles, has perfected a scrap-book format that draws on and teaches multiple literacies. Featured speaker at the Institute, Fleming will share with participants her research process for multiple literacies. Presenters include: Gail Bush (Information Literacy), Junko Yokota (Visual Literacy), and Toby Rajput (Media and Digital Literacies).

Cost: $100 per person (includes the Institute registration fee and lunch). A reduced registration fee is available for groups. Early bird registrants will receive a free copy of a children’s book by Candace Fleming. CPDUs will be available.

When and Where: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., June 22, 2010. National-Louis University, 5202 Old Orchard Road, Suite 300, Skokie IL 60077-4409.

Course Credit Option: Participants who wish to earn course credit, can register at a special reduced rate for a 1 - 2 s.h. mixed delivery course taught by Junko Yokota. For course information, contact Professor Yokota at J.Yokota@nl.edu.

Registration: To register for the Institute, please contact Maria Dionne at Maria.Dionne@nl.edu or 224-233-2390.

CTCB is dedicated to excellence in teaching with quality literature for children and adolescents.

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