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Thursday, July 18 • 9:10am - 10:30am
From Spark to Flame: Using Young Adult Literature to Ignite Activism and Civic Engagement

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One of the best ways to expose students to people and worlds outside their own is through literature. This session will explore ways to use young adult literature as a means to promote activism and civic engagement among students. You will learn about the exciting and emerging genre of activist literature, as well as leading authors and popular titles.

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Randi Stones

7th Grade ELA, Washburn Rural Middle School
I have been teaching ELA for 14 years and I LOVE young adult literature! last year, I completed my thesis project paper work on the topics of Young Adult Literature and Civic Engagement. I hope to help teachers promote activism and civic engagement through literature by connecting... Read More →

Thursday July 18, 2019 9:10am - 10:30am CDT
Chandler Hall - Room 436