Virtual #IREL20 Institutes
Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul and Tricia Ebarvia, in collaboration with Heinemann PD Services, offer two virtual #IREL20 institutes with a focus on centering racial equity in our literacy practices.
A Conversation with Jason Reynolds and Dr. Ibram X. Kendi hosted by Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul
NCTE member Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul moderates a conversation on the history of racism and antiracism in America with National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds and American historian Ibram X. Kendi.
Critical Literacy: Unlocking Contemporary Fiction
This unit is not like what most of us experienced in our English classes as teens. It’s not an all-class novel unit, nor a canonical text unit, nor a classic interpretation unit. Like the novel at the heart of this unit—Ibi Zoboi’s Pride: A Pride and Prejudice Remix—this unit offers a new take on an old classic.