I was in New Orleans for the International Reading Association recently and thought I’d share some pictures and thoughts over this week and next.
After a fun Friday day, including lunch at NOLA and a ride on the paddleboat Natchez,?I went to a get-together hosted by April Whatley Bedford, a fabulous teacher educator in New Orleans (at the time, but newly in New York!). It was mostly teacher educators there–a wonderful group of people collectively, but totally intimidating to me. Luckily, there were a few faces I knew from the NCTE Notables Committee or from my recent speaking experience in Vegas. Here are a few pics from Friday: