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Indiana State Literacy Association 2021 Conference
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Our mission is to initiate and support just, equitable and sustainable policies and practices that advance literacy in the state of Indiana.

Register through Eventbrite. $20 for members, $35 for non-members. Join Indiana State Literacy Association for $15 at IndianaReads.org. ISLA is Indiana’s International Literacy Association affiliate.

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Thursday, September 16 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Access Matters: Removing Barriers to Learning

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Our recent experiences of in-person, hybrid, and distance learning have highlighted the need for flexible, engaging literacy tools that promote equity, inclusion, and ease-of-access (for 1st graders and their parents!)  This session will focus on important considerations for digital literature for elementary schools including Section 508 standards for accessible online tools, real-human audio read-aloud and other supports for English Language Learners, inclusivity, support for educational standards, ability to differentiate for different reading levels, and multi-user access.  Attendees will receive one month of access to Capstone Connect, Capstone’s newest subscription including PebbleGo, a huge library of interactive eBooks, and teacher tools for K-5.

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Andrea Brinkert, Sales Representative, Capstone
Capstone is a trusted provider of kid-tested books, eBooks, PebbleGo databases, and more to schools, public libraries and anywhere kids are. I am honored to be the Capstone rep for the awesome public libraries and schools in Indiana and Kansas. Tech-savvy innovators and traditional... Read More →


Thursday September 16, 2021 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT