Missouri Literacy Association 2019-2020
Director of Membership
Development ..............Diana Houlle
The Missouri Reader Co-Editors........
Glenda Nugent .
Social Media Coordinator.........Mary Jo Barkert
ILA Coordinator.....Glenda Nugent
We invite publishers and those in education related businesses to advertise in The Missouri Reader.
- Full page - $200
- Half page - $125
- One-quarter page - $75
- One-eighth page - $50
Advertising requests must be made by filling out this form, sending the digital copy of the high-resolution ad image to Glenda Nugent at [email protected] along with the appropriate payment.
January 1 - Spring issue
August 1 - Summer/Fall issue
Call for Reviewers
WE NEED YOU! If you are interested in reviewing manuscripts, please contact Glenda Nugent. [email protected]
All images used in this issue were supplied by the author, used with permission, or used under the Creative Commons license.
Call for new Editor/Board members for next year
Think you've got what it takes to be a co-editor? Are you an active member in good standing looking to do more? Volunteer for the editors job or to serve on next years board. Contact us at [email protected]
Book Reviews, E-book Reviews,Software Reviews, and Useful Links by Various Contributers
Jennifer L. Altieri
Help children harness their interest in images in order to understand the information they encounter in science, social studies, and math with these helpful ideas.
Practical Evidence-Based Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary
Explore evidence-based practices that address vocabulary acquisition and are appropriate for use with students who are English Language Learners.
Talk Moves for Student-Centered Conversations
Karen Loman, Nicole Nickens, Abbigail Frandsen
Use these talk moves to engage students in discussions by asking open-ended, higher-level thinking questions that create a dialogue with input from all students.
Enhancing the Listen-Read-Discuss Model
Rachel Turney Enhancing the Listen-Read-Discuss (L-R-D)
Model examines the work of four preservice teachers in a college-level course as they customize and present the Listen-Read-Discuss Model to their peers.
Themes That Stick
See how identifying themes in texts brings relevance and meaning to content, which can motivate higher levels of student engagement.
The Process of Instructional Scaffolding: Practice Grounded in Research
This article focuses on teacher-student instructional moves aimed at helping the individual student to make gains in literacy skills.