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Tuesday, July 19 • 2:25pm - 3:10pm
Reeling in the Reluctant Reader FULL

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Michelle had a group of sophomores who didn't like reading, had never liked reading and the students weren't scoring well. We had them select their own books to add to the library using Novelist. When the books came in and they read them, they did book talks on Vine, which we published online.

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Michelle McKelvy

Teacher, Jefferson County Public Schools
I am married to my college sweetheart and have three children. Teaching is my passion, English is my focus, teenagers are my audience...each day I get to do this is a dream come true! With 17 years' experience, I am the life-long learner of my students, constantly looking for new strategies and techniques to engage even the most reluctant learner as well as challenging, rigorous lessons for my AP students. There's certainly never a dull moment... Read More →
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Laura Younkin

Library Media Specialist, Ballard High School/Jefferson County Public Schools
I have been a school librarian for 23 years and it is the best job I can imagine. I can freely let me freak flag fly. A brain is stuffed full of obscure trivia, a wide swath of novels read and a curiosity about the hows and whys of the world have turned out to be perfect for this job. I love teenagers and working with them is always interesting, sometimes frustrating, frequently funny. | | I'm a fan of many, many things. I love books... Read More →

Tuesday July 19, 2016 2:25pm - 3:10pm
  • Intended Audience High

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