Welcome to Episode 8 of the Nerdy Bookcast!
Helping Engage Disengaged Readers.
Actually it s a Nerd Talk from Pernille Ripp, shared at nErDcampMI in July, 2016.
Pernille Ripp is a teacher, speaker, author, blogger, and passionate advocate for education. She is a proud member of the Educator Collaborative, a global think tank and professional development organization, working to innovate the ways educators learn together.
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In 2010, Pernille founded The Global Read Aloud, a global literacy initiative that began with a simple goal in mind: one book to connect the world. The GRA has grown to connect more than 1,000,000 students in 60 different countries.
She is the author of Passionate Learners How to Engage and Empower Your Students, now in its second edition, and Empowered Schools, Empowered Students, both focusing on creating learning spaces and communities where students thrive and all stakeholders are empowered and passionate about learning. Her work has also been featured by many print and online journals including Edutopia, School Library Journal, The Guardian, and MiddleWeb.
Pernilles newest book is Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration is out for pre-order with a birthdate of January 20th, 2017.
You can learn more on Pernilles blog: Blogging Through The Fourth Dimension
The posts you hear on The Nerdy Bookcast originally appeared on The Nerdy Bookclub.
The book talks
Where the Sea Turned to Silver, by Grace Lin
Irena’s Children: Young Readers Edition; A True Story of Courage, by Tilar J. Mazzeo
Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains, by Bradley Hague
Sam the Man and the Chicken Plan, by Frances O Roark Dowell