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An Overview of the Day's Activities

9:00-9:10 Welcome/Overview

 

 

    • Colin Harrison, Jill Castek, Carolyn Gwinn,
    • Susan Watts Taffe

IRA Preconference Institute 20 Organizing Committee

 


9:10-10:00 MORNING KEYNOTE

 

Miss Rumphius Where are You Now: Examining the effect of NCLB on literacy and technology integration in K-12 schools--A Conversational Dialog

 

Part 1: Miss Rumphius Revisited: Where Have New Literacies Gone in an Age of No Child Left Behind    

Donald J. Leu, New Literacies Research Team, University of Connecticut

 

Part 2: Miss Rumphius + Innovative Thinking = Overcoming and Persevering in an Age of No Child Left Behind

Denise Johnson, College of William and Mary

 


10:00-10:10 MINI BREAK

10:10-10:55 FEATURED SPEAKER

 

“We read flowers …” Rewriting imagination through ancestral and multimedia technologies: Theory and examples from an at-risk youth literacy program

Andrew Schofield, Kwantlen Park Secondary School, Canada

Recipient of the 2006 IRA Presidential Award for Reading and Technology

 

 


11:00-11:40 ''CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 1

 

How Technology Use Extends the Boundaries of the Literacy Environment and the Literacy Teacher

Carolyn Gwinn, Educational Researcher and Consultant

Susan Watts Taffe, Educational Researcher and Consultant

 

Literacy Learning Beyond the Classroom Walls: An Exploration of ReadWriteThink (Lab)

Laurie A. Henry, New Literacies Research Team, University of Connecticut

Emily Manning, 2nd Grade Teacher, Pecan Creek Elementary Denton,TX


11:45-12:25 CATERED BOX LUNCHES INCLUDES SANDWICH, SALAD, CHIPS, DRINK & DESSERT

                          SPONSORED BY RIVERDEEP PUBLICATIONS, A SUBSIDIARY OF HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, CO.


12:30-1:10 CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 2

 

Technology and Literacy: Perspectives from the Classroom

Mark Ahlness, 3rd Grade Teacher, Arbor Heights Elementary Seattle, WA

 

Information and Imagination: Informing New Visions (Lab)

Marino C. Alvarez, Tennessee State University

Victoria J. Risko, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

 


1:15-2:05 AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

 

Digital Remix: The Art and Craft of Endless Hybridization

Michele Knobel, Montclair State University

Colin Lankshear, James Cook University


2:10-2:50 CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 3

 

 

Mark Condon, RealeStudios

Colin Harrison, University of Nottingham, UK

 


2:55-3:35 CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSION 4

 

Making Learning Interactive: Reading, Writing, and Collaborating, in S’cool with Today’s Internet Technologies

Jill Castek & Lisa Zawilinski, New Literacies Research Team, University of Connecticut

 

Charting a New Course for Diverse Learners as They Engage in Digital Reading, Viewing, Listening, and Composing (lab)

Bridget Dalton, Center for Assistive Special Technologies (CAST)


3:40-4:25 FEATURED SPEAKER

 

Extending the Boundaries of Literacy: Possibilities, Realities, Complexities

William H. Teale, University of Illinois, Chicago


4:30-5:00 PANEL DISCUSSION --Featuring the presenters in conversation with participants

 

Chair: Carolyn Gwinn, Educational Researcher and Consultant

 

Colin Harrison, University of Nottingham, UK

Denise Johnson, College of William and Mary

Don Leu, University of Connecticut

Andrew Schofield, Kwantlen Park Secondary School, Canada

William H. Teale, University of Illinois, Chicago

 

Closing: Colin Harrison, University of Nottingham, UK


Thanks to all for presenting, and attending. We look forward to using this wiki to continue the dialog during the institute and beyond to share ideas and exchange information that will impact our teaching and our students' learning!

 


 

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