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Welcome to the 2022 State of Maryland Literacy Association Conference. This is Maryland’s 50th annual conference!  The three day event is packed with exciting opportunities for professional development, networking, and examining exemplary materials for classroom use. This conference is intended for a wide-range of audiences including classroom teachers, reading specialists, special educators, curriculum specialists, administrators, and other educators. There is a variety of high caliber speakers, researchers, practitioners, publishers, and authors that are presenting throughout the conference, as well as the pre-conference "Session Saturday" presentations. You may apply for CPD credit through MDSE by filling out this form.  To qualify, you must have attended 15 hours total.  This includes time you spent engaged in "Session Saturday" presentations.  Please fill out all of the information.  Incomplete requests will not be filled.  Requests will be cross referenced with attendance from "Session Saturday" presentations and on the weekend of March 31-April 2nd 2022.   If you participated for the required hours, you will receive a credit. Please be patient, you will receive your form.

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Saturday, January 22 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Democracy and Social Justice: Using Argument in the Secondary Classroom

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Today's students are often faced with a number of social challenges that are part of their worlds, including racism, substance abuse, identity questioning, death, poverty, and violence. In this session, presenters will explore the potential for integrating quality young adult literature that connects the construction of argumentative writing.

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Rebecca G. Harper

Augusta University/Associate Professor of Language and Literacy, Session Saturday Presenter
Session Saturday PresenterTitle: Democracy and Social Justice: Using Argument in the Secondary ClassroomSession Description: Today's students are often faced with a number of social challenges that are part of their worlds, including racism, substance abuse, identity questioning... Read More →


Saturday January 22, 2022 10:00am - 10:45am EST
Session Saturday Presentation

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