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DateTrackNameMain PresenterSession Type
11/03Middle Level Essentials for Early Career TeachersA Fresh Approach to English Novel Study: Differentiation and Student ChoiceMalach, EmilySpeed Learning
11/03Access and EquityGetting to the ROOT of It... In 5 Minutes a Day!Sanderlin, Kimberly P.Speed Learning
11/03Access and EquityHearing and producing diverse voices: A blackout poetry assignmentGomez, MiguelSpeed Learning
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersIntegrating Art into Project-Based LearningHamilton, SuzanneSpeed Learning
11/03Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsThe Humor, the Heavy, and the Hope: Using Literature to Tackle Tough TopicsHarper, RebeccaSpeed Learning
11/03Access and Equity"Adults Cannot Play Tag Like Kids Can": Exploring Perspective in Middle Level ClassroomsGroce, Robin D.Speed Learning
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent Learners#WriteNow: Getting Real with Literacy in the ClassroomHarper, RebeccaSpeed Learning
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersHexagonal Thinking: Taking Discussions to a New LevelThompson, LynnSpeed Learning
11/03Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsCultivating a Design Mindset through StoryKeyworth, NadineSpeed Learning
11/03Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsKind Kids: Embedding Empathy in Curriculum Through LiteratureMurray, MeredithSpeed Learning
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersMotivating Students to Improve Reading Fluency with Read LiveKane, Carol AnnConcurrent Session
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersPlay by Play: Using Sports to Teach WritingHarper, RebeccaSpeed Learning
11/03Access and EquitySo Graphic: Leveraging the Power of Graphic Novels for the Middle Grades ClassroomSmith, KristieSpeed Learning
11/03Leadership in the Middle GradesSpecialized Middle Grades Professional Development: the SRSD Model for Writing InstructionRogers, LeslieSpeed Learning
11/03Access and EquityTaking the Library Out of the BuildingHencken, Jennifer O.Spark & Tell
11/03Leveraging TechnologyUsing video games to build student literacy and engagementM. Sanchez, ChadSpeed Learning
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersGet "Current": Integrating Current Events Without Increasing Your WorkloadKratzke, MayaConcurrent Session
11/03Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersOne Book, One School: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for EngagementAmos, Michelle L.Speed Learning
11/03Access and EquityRead (and talk and write) all about it: Developing science literacy Rearden, KristinSpark & Tell
11/03Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsUsing Writing Instruction in the Middle Grades ELA Classroom to Teach EmpathyBouton, BobetteSpeed Learning
11/03Middle Level Essentials for Early Career TeachersWhy should we care about wolves in Utah?Tank, MadelineSpark & Tell
11/04Access and Equity Access and Equity: Reading at Grade Level is the Moral Imperative Miller, TammyConcurrent Session
11/04 BOGO: Using Novels for Process Drama and Math Activities to Enhance Creative ThinkingSylvester, RuthSpeed Learning
11/04Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsDeveloping a research-based Universal Design ProgrammeChristopher, JimConcurrent Session
11/04Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersThe Viewfinder Effect: A Collaboration of Art and ELA To Enhance Every ClassroomO'Rourke, AmandaSpeed Learning
11/04Leveraging TechnologyUnfinished Learning: It's Never too Late to Close the Gaps in Reading and Writing Shepardson, Nanci K.Concurrent Session
11/04Leveraging TechnologyFamily Connections and Events that WorkFerguson, LoriSpark & Tell
11/04Access and Equity#Gladgame: Fostering Positive Engagement and Growth in the CoTeaching ClassroomWhitsel, KarrieSpeed Learning
11/04Understanding Young Adolescent Learners“In Times Like These. . .”: The Urgency in Teaching Holocaust and Genocide Literature and History Burgess, Sandra J.Spark & Tell
11/04Access and EquityHard History Inquiry: Middle Grade Novels and Projects Examining the Civil Rights MovementRemillard, SusannahSpark & Tell
11/04Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersLose the Fear and Embrace Best Practices of Grading: An Introduction to Standards Based GradingNamkung, ChristineSpeed Learning
11/04Middle Level Essentials for Early Career TeachersMotivate the Middle: Dynamic Writing StrategiesKeyworth, NadineSpeed Learning
11/04Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersPhonics in Middle Level Education?!Fox, EricaSpeed Learning
11/04Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsThis I Believe: Facilitating the Transition from Middle SchoolDuff, ElizabethSpeed Learning
11/04Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersAddressing ADHD Academic Challenges: Written Expression & Executive FunctionSpoon, GregConcurrent Session
11/04Access and EquityFighting White Privilege: Advocacy Through Literature Bentley, MorganConcurrent Session
11/04Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsMental Health Literacy and Middle Grades Literature: Lesson Planning for Support and SuccessEisenbach, Brooke B.Speed Learning
11/04Access and EquityUsing Real World Learning with Current Events to Build Strong Readers and Informed LeadersCiccone, AudreySpeed Learning
11/04Middle Level Essentials for Early Career TeachersVocabulary Games for Gauging GrowthPennington, Sarah E.Speed Learning
11/05Leveraging TechnologyConnecting the Dots through Robots...Integrating STEM and LIteracySteffen, CherryConcurrent Session
11/05Understanding Young Adolescent LearnersDyslexia WorkshopGreen, ElizabethConcurrent Session
11/05Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of StudentsRestorative justice book clubs for ELA classroomsMcConnaha, Mary M.Concurrent Session
11/05Leadership in the Middle GradesSchool Wide Reading ProgramsWolf, SamanthaConcurrent Session