DSRA and DOE Literacy Institute Novemberber 4, 2014 @ Dover Downs.

Delaware Diamonds Award information 2015-2016

posted Sep 3, 2014, 11:36 AM by DSRA Webmaster   [ updated Sep 17, 2015, 7:15 PM ]

The Diamond State Reading Association hopes that you will share this information with others on your staff so they can join us in introducing young readers to contemporary books with outstanding literary appeal.  We also have the support of BookTalk, at www.mackinbooktalk.com.  It’s an interactive program for students, offering a summary of the books on the list of nominees for the 2014 Delaware Diamonds Award.  This site also includes information about authors, other book suggestions, and a tab where students can rate their favorites. If you have any questions, please contact Karen Gordon (akadelawhere@comcast.net) or Kathy Shearer (shearer19703@gmail.com)

In order to participate in this award program at the elementary level, a teacher or librarian must complete the attached form and return it by October 17, 2015.  In November, the teacher or librarian will be sent a bookmark for each participating child, listing the nominated books.  Ballots and voting procedures will be sent out in the Spring.

Reading can start at any time, but must be completed in time for ballots to be returned by March 27, 2015.   In order to encourage participants to complete the program, anyone returning a completed ballot by this date will be eligible to win a set of books for the following year. Four sets will be awarded. Winning titles will be posted on the website and announced at the Diamond State Reading Association Spring Banquet.

Fall Institute 2014

posted Sep 1, 2014, 5:40 PM by DSRA Webmaster   [ updated Sep 3, 2014, 9:42 AM by Robert Bennett ]

November 3, 2014
Dover Downs

Big Fish Grill Event

posted Nov 13, 2013, 9:11 AM by DSRA Webmaster   [ updated Sep 17, 2015, 7:22 PM ]

Come out and join Kent and Sussex Councils for Reading at Big Fish Grill on Monday October 26

Our sponsor is Zaner-Bloser!!


Are our students and teachers ready?

JOIN US for an exciting evening of Professional Development and collegial collaboration 

posted Oct 28, 2012, 5:27 PM by Tammy Horn   [ updated Mar 3, 2013, 6:35 AM by DSRA Webmaster ]

Dynamic Discussions Across Content Areas with RCND

posted Jul 24, 2012, 4:52 PM by Theresa Bennett   [ updated Sep 12, 2014, 9:49 AM by DSRA Webmaster ]

Wednesday October 8th
RCND presents - Discussions Across Content Areas:  Science and Literacy Emphasis
Please see the attached flyer for details.

Kent Council for Reading Sponsors 2013 Writing Contest

posted Jan 25, 2012, 6:11 PM by Theresa Bennett   [ updated Feb 10, 2013, 8:20 PM ]

Kent Council for Reading Writing Contest
Sponsored by:  Kent Council for Reading
Using Delaware Diamond Titles
See flyer attached for more information - deadline for entries is April 1, 2013

DSRA Spring Awards Celebration

posted Apr 19, 2011, 5:26 PM by Melissa Voshell   [ updated Sep 21, 2012, 7:55 PM by Theresa Bennett ]

Please make plans to join us May 9, 213 at Maple Dale Country Club in Dover for a great speaker, great food, door prizes, and the induction of our new officers! 

DSRA Mini-Grant

posted Sep 22, 2010, 5:07 PM by Melissa Voshell

DSRA Mini-Grant application is now available through the link below.  Submit your ideas for consideration.

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