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Saturday, September 12 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Innovative Implementation of Multicultural Literature in the Classroom

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As diverse student populations increase in learning spaces and classrooms, let's explore the need to understand the meaning and benefits of implementing multicultural literature into classroom libraries and instruction. This presentation provides innovative research based approaches that support curriculum standards and explore multicultural literature beyond traditional ways to share literature. Through collaboration, the participants will compile a list of titles, purposes and strategies for reading multicultural literacy to, with and by students.

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April Thomas

Reading Intervention Teacher/ PhD Student, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
April Thomas is a North Carolina public school reading intervention teacher and an Urban Literacy doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. For the past 20 years, she has served in the roles of a classroom teacher, Title II resource teacher, Title I literacy... Read More →

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Kara Taylor

Karatayl@iu.edu, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Dr. Kara Taylor is a clinical assistant professor researching Culturally Sustaining Writing Instruction and assessments. She currently works with both undergraduate and graduate students at IUPUI. She is a former curriculum designer, middle school teacher, and literacy coach from... Read More →

Saturday September 12, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
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