Archive for the ‘Literacy’ Category

Central Texas Battle of the Books

Central Texas Battle of the Books will be hosting a competition for middle school students on April 13, 2017!  To register your team or to get more information, please visit the Central Texas Battle of the Books website.

2015 LLS Schedule

Will you be joining us on October 16, 2015 for the Region 13 Library and Literacy Summit? You still have time to register to catch any of these fantastic sessions to inspire your work toward literacy excellence on your campus! To register for the LLS please use our Region 13 eCampus system and search for Workshop ID FA1529049. For […]

Jeff Anderson Talks Literacy and Literature at the 2015 LLS

“All the things that make us come together are stronger than all the things that keep us apart.”  – Jeff Anderson The 2015 Region 13 Library & Literacy Summit is designed to bring librarians and literacy educators together to share ideas and strategies to make our Texas students stronger readers, writers, researchers and consumers of […]

Digital PD for Librarians

  Time is precious. At Region 13 we want to honor your desire to learn and grow professionally within the confines of your busy personal and professional life.  That’s why we created the Reading in the Wild Online Book Study for Librarians. Join us starting September 21, 2015 for our fully online (we use Edmodo!), […]

Kick Off Your School Year with Literacy!

Start out the 2014-2015 school year with ideas and tips to enhance your literacy and/or library program!  Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild, will start us off with ideas for creating life-long independent readers, and then participants will be able to explore break out sessions about reading & writing […]

Top Ten Ways to Encourage Reading

Are y’all familiar with the Nerdy Book Club blog?  As their About section states, if you love books you’re already an honorary member of the Nerdy Book Club.  The blog, maintained by three teachers,  is dedicated to sharing a love of kid lit with the world.   The Nerdy Book Club often has guest bloggers, […]