University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Heather C. Scott


Heather C. Scott is a mother of three and a former high school science teacher. She brings her love of books and reading into the classroom to spark the interest of pre-service teachers. In addition, she works in a variety of classrooms using literature to generate questions that drive students to “find out more!" Her own children, 15, 13 and 6, are book-lovers and avid readers and are on the road to lifelong learning!


Scheduled events:
Sharing and Writing Poetry with Children
Poetry can prompt social justice, help students to find passionate voices, and can bring language and literacy skills into content areas classrooms. The presenters will share literature in poetic formats and classroom-ready poetry ideas and strategies for a variety of grades and content areas.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Christine Draper, Heather Scott
Moderator: Jari Thymian

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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