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Curriculum Day for Secondary Librarians September 18, 2020: C-Day Overview


Secondary Librarians



Teams Link

Greetings and News of the Day 


Required: Choose one learning option from the following tabs:

  • The Reading Strategies Book;
  • Teaching for Deeper Learning;
  • Technology;
  • Fact vs. Fiction (high school only)


Required: Julia Torres Live!

You may attend the 9:00 presentation or the 10:00 presentation

Title: Reading as a Form of Activism

DescriptionIn the wake of the Black Lives Matter Movement, many teachers are interested in learning about reading to resist systemic oppression, and support student engagement in positive social transformation and activism. This session will focus on literacy moves that will engage students in reading for criticality, racial justice, and cultural inclusivity.

Below is a link to the Teams Channel where we are hosting Julia Torres' presentations: 

Title:  Reading as a Form of Activism LINK 

This will be the link for both Session 2 (9:00-9:45) and Session 3 (10:00-10:45). Please inform your librarians that they will have to join our ELA & Reading Curriculum Day Team prior to the session start time to access the Channel Link. Here are instructions for joining with a Join Code:

You must join the ELA & Reading Curriculum Day Team with the following join code: 5dtayuz 

Click this link for instructions on joining a Team with a join code: Using a Join Code 


Discussion time OPS School Libraries Teams: Middle School or High School Channel

Look for the Join link in the Channel posts.

Complete the C-Day Evaluation

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