IRA’s 60th Anniversary

You are invited to the 60th International Reading Conference on July 18-20, 2015 at St. Louis, Missouri.

Please click the link below for further information.

http://www.reading.org/annual-conference-st-louis/

ASIAN LITERACY CONFERENCE SET FOR OCTOBER 2015

The Reading Association of the Philippines invites you to the Asian Literacy Conference on October 2015 at Mumbai, India.

For further information, please do click the attachment below.

leaflet_2015 ALC

Demofest Invitation

Dear Literacy Advocates, Administrators and Teachers,

Greetings from the Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP)!

We would like to invite you to attend our annual RAP Demofest this coming October 2-4, 2014 in Cebu City.  This year’s demonstration festival is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

All plenary and demonstration lessons featured in this Demofest shall focus on the following themes:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy
    for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction

for Struggling Readers

The registration fee is P4,500. Those who register before September 15 will enjoy a discounted rate of P4,000.

For further information, you may email rapdemofest2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

Attached are the demofest program and lists of hotels you might want to stay in.

HOTEL IN CEBU CITY

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Demofest Registration original

RAP LITERACY FORUM HELD AT XAVIER SCHOOL NUVALI

Last August 30, 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Center of Xavier School Nuvali, the annual RAP Literacy Forum was held with the theme, “Thoughtful Teaching through Meaningful Measurements.” The forum was the perfect opportunity to discuss issues in reading assessment that affected literacy instruction. The forum also aimed to help teachers learn strategies for classroom assessment and identify reading difficulties among their students.
 
 
The whole morning was spent listening to plenary lectures by Dr. Lorna Dig-Dino (DEP ED Region 2), Mr. Victor Villanueva (Read-ability) and Mr. Frederick Perez (Xavier School Nuvali). In addition, in-depth workshops  on clinical assessment, classroom assessment and phonological awareness were held by Mr. Perez, Mr. Villanueva and Dr. Leonor Diaz (UP College of Education).
 
 
The forum was attended by over 150 teachers from different schools in the  NCR and CALABARZON regions.
 
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RAP LITERACY FORUM

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We invite you to participate in the 2014 RAP Literacy Forum

to be held on August 30, 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Center of Xavier School Nuvali. This year’s literacy forum is dubbed as “Thoughtful Teaching through Meaningful Measurements.” The said forum will discuss issues and opportunities in using assessment in informing literacy instruction. It shall also help teachers learn strategies for classroom assessment and identifying reading difficulties.

This year’s featured speakers include Dr. Lorna Dig-Dino, Mr. Victor Villanueva and Mr. Frederick Perez.

Registration fees are as follows:

  • RAP members: PhP 1,300
  • Non-RAP members/Walk-in Registrants: PhP 1,500
  • Students (Limited slots, first come, first served): PhP 1,000

Registration fees may be deposited in the following account:

Account Name: Reading Association of the Philippines
Account Number: 3081-1721-87
Bank Name and Branch: BPI Loyola-Katipunan Branch

*Deposit slips must be emailed to raplitforum2014@gmail.com to confirm registration.

For further information, you may email raplitforum2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

 

click here to see DepEd and CHED Advisory

DepEd Advisory No. 327

CHED Advisory

RAP DEMOFEST 2014

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You are invited to attend our annual RAP Demofest this coming October 2-4, 2014 in Cebu City.  This year’s demonstration festival is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

All plenary and demonstration lessons featured in this Demofest shall focus on the following themes:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy
    for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction for Struggling Readers

The registration fee is P4,500. Those who register before September 15 will enjoy a discounted rate of P4,000.

For further information, you may email raplitforum2014@gmail.com or text 0935-9795775. Participants are encouraged to register early as slots are limited. The registration fee is inclusive of snacks, lunch, a kit and a certificate. We look forward to your participation.

 

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RAP DEMOFEST 2014 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Reading Association of the Philippines (RAP) is pleased to announce its RAP Demofest 2014 to be held in Cebu City from October 2-4, 2014.  This demonstration festival of RAP members and literacy educators, professors, and specialists is on the theme: Understanding Reading Difficulties in the Era of Standards.

 To enrich the experience of participants in this demofest, the RAP enjoins enthusiasts, researchers, academics, practitioners, and teachers of literacy education (in the mother tongue, Filipino, and/or English) to submit proposals for demonstration lessons. Through this, the RAP aims to bring together professionals and advocates from various parts of the country to share their best practices on literacy education in relation to the following strands:

  1. Reading Assessment Strategies for the Classroom Teacher
  2. Reading Intervention across the Various Strands of Literacy for Struggling Readers
  3. Teacher Preparation and Development for Effective Reading Instruction for Struggling Readers

Please take note of the following guidelines:

  1. Outline of Proposal
  • Strand:
  • Title of Lesson:
  • Target Audience: (Early Grades/Primary, Intermediate, High School, or Tertiary)
  • Proponent/s and Contact Information
    1. Name/s:
    2. Institutional Affiliation/s:
    3. Mailing and/or Email Address/es:
    4. Telephone/Fax/Mobile Number/s:
    5. Lesson Plan

A. Objectives

B. Subject Matter and Reference/s

C. Materials

D. Procedure

E. Assessment/Evaluation

  1. Length of Proposal:  maximum of  3 pages (8.5” x 11”), single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over
  1. Duration of Lesson:  1 hour

 

The deadline for the submission of proposals is on September 1, 2014.  Proposals may be submitted to rapdemofest2014@gmail.com. Notice of acceptance will be given by September 12, 2014.

Proponents of accepted proposals have to submit a final semi-detailed lesson plan (maximum of 5 pages: 8.5” x 11”, single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over), together with an explanation of its theoretical underpinnings (maximum of 2 pages: 8.5” x 11”, single-spaced, Arial 12, with 1” margins all over), no later than September 19, 2014. These theoretical underpinnings will be explained to the participants before the start of the actual teaching demonstration.

Conference fees will be waived for presenters (for papers with multiple presenters, up to two presenters may avail of waived conference fees). However, presenters are responsible for their transportation and accommodations.