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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, February 26 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Benefits of Multiple Genres in Shared Book Reading

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Can we stop reading failure? A literature review shows the use of multiple genres during shared book reading has potential. The how and why of reading informational books.

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Charles Baldwin

Associate Professor, Session Saturday Presenter
Charles Grattan Baldwin is an experienced teacher and has worked for more than 20 years as an educator, teaching preschool to college and nearly every grade in between. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Literacy at University of Maryland Eastern Shore where he works with... Read More →
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Gurupriya Ramanathan

Salisbury University/Assistant Professor, Session Saturday Presenter
Gurupriya Ramanathan is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Salisbury University, where she teaches courses on integrated early childhood curriculum, and teaching science in early childhood. Dr. Ramanathan’s previous teaching experiences include teaching across... Read More →

Saturday February 26, 2022 10:00am - 10:45am EST
Session Saturday Presentation

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