IRA 2014 in The Big Easy

Orca recently returned from the International Reading Association conference in New Orleans,  and were able to fit in some jazz, beignets and po’ boys in between speaking with educators from all over North America. There was a great energy at the show this year (maybe the marching band that kicked …

Orca on the road!

Orca has just recently returned from two great conferences, the ALA midwinter conference in Philadelphia, PA and the OLA Super Conference in Toronto, Ontario. There was lots of excitement about our hi/lo series for struggling readers–Orca Soundings, Orca Currents, Orca Sports and Rapid Reads–but there was also a general enthusiasm …