Poster Sessions

Date / time:
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:55am (40 minutes)
Café Area, Ezell 3rd Floor

Toto, I've a feeling we're not in ELA anymore

Just like Dorothy and Toto are not in Kansas anymore, students are not just reading and writing in ELA class anymore. Reading and writing should be integrated in all content area classrooms in order to maximize student learning potential. This presentation will highlight engaging technology with multiple cross-curricular adaptions while focusing on critical thinking.

Deliberate Thinking: Using the Paideia Socratic Seminar as a Strategy - Penney Gilliland

One of the most important functions of any school is preparing all students to speak thoughtfully and respectfully into the full range of intellectual discourse. Join us for this poster session focused on the deliberate practice in a Paideia Socratic Seminar—both as a strategy for enhancing the intellectual life of our classrooms preparing all students for the rigorous demands of academic standards and practicing your own ability to think conceptually and communicate collaboratively.

Lesson Study: A collaborative approach to improving instruction

In order to meet the demands of education reform efforts, teachers must engage in effective professional development. This poster session will present the findings of a study that examined the potential of the lesson study process in supporting the professional development goals of elementary science teachers.

The Importance of Successful High School Athletic Coaching - Jason Smith

We have multiple posters supported by the TSSAA and successful coaches in the state of Tennessee. This session will help educate/advocate for using some of the strategies across the curriculum in K-12 and higher education.

Supporting Academic Literacy: English Language Learners Beyond the ESL Classroom - Amy Shifflett

Geared toward non-ELL instructors in reading-heavy disciplines, focused on college and high school learners.

Closing the College-Going Gap - Trish Holliday, Burton Williams

The effectiveness of the post-secondary matriculation strategies currently in place in two rural Tennessee county school systems and recommendations for increasing matriculation rates. 

Session presenters

Director, Educational Studies — University of Tennessee at Martin-Parsons Center
Associate Professor — University of Tennessee at Martin
Associate Professor — University of Tennessee at Martin
Instructional Coach — Sumner County Schools
Doctoral Candidate — Middle Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University
Essam Hamido
Tennessee State University
Instructor — Nashville State Community College
Burton Williams
Lipscomb University, College of Education
Trish Holliday
Tennessee Department of Human Resources

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