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Sunday
22
APR

Educator Event: Author Panel & Discussion

09:30
12:30
Barnes & Noble
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Must Love Books: Orchestrating a Love Affair Between Reading and Kids in any Classroom (an Educator Appreciation Event)

The projected needs of the 21st Century Workforce call for greater literacy and demand higher benchmarks. However, the struggle to instill a passion for reading seems to remain a timeless challenge for educators of all grade levels.

Join us on Sunday, April 22nd at 9:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, Bridgewater for an intimate discussion about children and literacy you’re not soon to forget. Experienced presenter and educator Nicole Mancini will lead this meaningful panel discussion featuring award-winning author Sally J. Pla (The Someday Birds, Stanley Will Probably Be Fine), Melissa Roske (Kat Greene Comes Clean), and Rob Vlock (Sven Carter & the Trashmouth Effect).

Panelists will share their thoughts on building a strong reading community in the classroom and their personal experiences falling in love with reading and books.

Topics will include: Skype visits and connecting with authors via social media, supporting reluctant readers, the importance of free choice independent reading in a high-stakes content area. Time will be allotted for a brief question and answer session. Personalized autographs/ book signing and photo opportunities with the panel’s authors will be conducted as time permits.

This is a Barnes & Noble Educator Appreciation Event! PreK-12 Educator and Home School Instructors with a Barnes & Noble Educator discount card receive 25% off the list price of most books, educational toys and games, and gift items.

Come relax, enjoy our fresh brewed Starbucks-brand coffee, Harney & Sons full leaf tea in silken sachets, along with bagels and a light assortment of our fresh baked goods from the cafe. It just wouldn't be an educator event without some fun giveaways and enter-to-win prizes to show our teachers how much we care!

This is quite an event! It will fill up quickly so please register soon!

Please Note:

Reserve your copies of Sally J. Pla, Melissa Roske, and Rob Vlocks books to ensure you have the books and quantity you wish to purchase on the day of the event. Ask a bookseller for assistance.

*Certificates for 2 professional development hours will be issued

**This event is expected to reach capacity. Educators are strongly encouraged to register for this event in advance

To register please either #1) call the store at 908-526- 7425 (press 0 to skip the auto attendant) and ask a bookseller to register you for this event or #2) email us at crm2140@bn.com with the following information:
-Your first and last name as you would like it to appear on your certificate of participation
-teaching/ administrative position
-school AND district