Indiana Reading Journal Volume 44 Issue 1 - Page 3


I Wanna Be a Teacher

A poem by Shannon Anderson.


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All images used in this issue were supplied by the author, used with permission or used under the Creative Commons License

Photo Credits:

Steven Depolo

Nick Amoscato

US Department of Education

Carissa Rogers

Caleb Roenigk

Kate Ter Haar


2015 Award Winners

Here is a list of the ISRA award winners.

"But I AM Teaching!" An Experienced Teacher Embraces Professional Courage

Dr. Tammi R. Davis, University of Louisville

Serves as a reminder for teachers to focus on the students in the midst of obstacles teachers face today.





Celebrating 50 years of ISRA

A look back at 50 years of ISRA Conferences.

2015 Indiana Science Trade Book Annual Reading List (IN-STAR): Making reading come alive

Joyce Gulley, Kristin Rearden, Amy Broemmel, and Jeff Thomas

A list of quality Science Books

From Apathetic to Avid: Motivating African-American Male Readers

Dr. Anita Manwell, Indiana Wesleyan

Describes ways to motivate African American male readers



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Ball State University