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Friday, February 9 • 09:00 - 10:00
The Magic of Literacy Tour

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For over a dozen years, kids author Marty Chan has toured schools across Canada and inspired hundreds of students to read and write. He relates to kids from ages 5 to 15 in ways that spark their curiosity, stoke the flames of their imagination, and fire up their enthusiasm. A reluctant reader when he was young, Marty knows all too well the obstacles that face today’s students, and he knows how to overcome those barriers. Through humorous anecdotes, personal stories, and magic tricks, he shares how he’s been able to win over reluctant readers and writers and get them excited about learning.

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Marty Chan

Author, Ink Jockey Inc.
Marty Chan writes books for kids and plays for adults. Named one of Alberta's 25 most influential artists by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Marty is a champion for literacy. With his dynamic school presentations, he inspires reluctant readers to pick up a book and budding authors... Read More →

Friday February 9, 2018 09:00 - 10:00 MST
Shaw CC: Salon 8 9797 Jasper Ave
  Feature / Conférencier  Language Arts / Arts Langagier
  • Chairperson Phoebe Arcilla - Pembina Hills #22
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 320
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English