29 April 2012
9am to 5pm
McCormick Place - West 180
Welcome/Overview of the Day Kathy Ganske
Keynote: Fostering Language in Classrooms: Challenges and Opportunities David K. Dickinson
Keynote: Megaclusters: Teaching the Vocabulary of Narrative Text Elfrieda Hiebert
Breakout Series I: (Participants choose one.)
Keynote: Science for Reading, Reading for Science: Engaging Students in Disciplinary Literacy Learning Catherine E. Snow
Lunch Panel Discussion: Andrew Biemiller, David Dickinson, Michael Graves, Elfrieda Hiebert, Judith Scott, Catherine Snow
Keynote: Just What Should a Comprehensive Program of Vocabulary Instruction for English Language Learners Include? Michael Graves
Breakout Series II: (Participants choose one.)
Keynote: Engage, Invite, and Enjoy: How Teachers' Actions Can Increase Students' Achievement in Word Conscious Classrooms Judith Scott
Closing Remarks Kathy Ganske
Missed Dr. Hiebert's presentation at the 2012 IRA Institute 03 Promoting Vocabulary Development from Pre-K to Grade 12: Intersections of Research and Practice? Available now are the presentation slides and handouts from Dr. Hiebert's presentation Unique words require unique instruction: Teaching words in stories and informational books.
29 April 2012
9am to 5pm
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place - Regency Ballroom B
IRA Preconvention Institute
9:00-9:15: Greetings and Overview of the Day
9:15: 9: 45: Common Core Jeopardy: The Challenge for Research
9:45-10:30: Breakout #1: What Does the Common Core Standards Mean for Reading Instruction?
10: 30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:15: Issues #1: How Do We Integrate Content With Skill-Based Learning?
Linking Early Literacy Research and the Common Core Standards Motivating Students to Learn Reading through Science and History
11:15-12:00: Breakout #2: What Common Core Means for the Reading Curriculum
1:30-2:15 Issue #2: Special Populations and CCSS: How do we ensure that all children are successful (sort of like an RTL panel): Issues:
Common Core Standards and English Language Learners, RtI and the Common Core Standards - What is the Knowledge Base for Early Grade Teachers?
Common Core Standards: Perilous or Promising for the Literacy Development of Black Boys
2:30-3:15: Breakout #3: Technology and CCSS
3:20- 4:00: Issue #3: CCSS and Assessment: Panel
Assessment in the Age of Common Core Standards
Common Core State Standards in Language Arts K-12: A Gap Analysis of What Will Publishers, Schools, and Teachers Will Need to Know and Do to Respond
Effects of a Multi-Faceted Professional Development Program on Teacher Change and the Use of the New Common Core Literacy Standards
What Does the Common Core Standards Mean for Early Literacy Development?
4:00-4:30: Research That Has Made a Difference
AM Session Descriptions:
Audience members will need to select one of three interactive sessions to attend in the morning. Each of these interactive sessions focuses on a different age level of student: early education; intermediate; secondary.
PM Session Descriptions:
These sessions are designed to tackle issues related to technology and assessment. As in the morning session, audience members will have the option of attending one of three sessions that focus issues related to Common Core Standards for students at different age levels.
David Dickinson, Vanderbilt University Peabody College
Nell K. Duke, Michigan State University
Usha Goswami, University of Cambridge
Ted Hasselbring, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Robert Jimenez, Vanderbilt Peabody College
Anne McGill Franzen, University of Tennessee
Dorothy Strickland, Rutgers University
Sheila Valencia, University of Washington
Linda Gambrell, Clemson University
James Cunningham, Uniiversity of North Carolina
Alfred Tatum, University of Illinois
Adriana Bus, Leiden University
Kathleen Roskos, John Carroll University
Marilyn Jager Adams, n/a
Lesley Morrow, Rutgers University
John Guthrie, University of Maryland
P. David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley
D. Ray Reutzel, Utah State University
Elfrieda Hiebert, Text Project & University of California, Santa Cruz
Virginia Goatley, International Reading Association
Rebecca Silverman, University of Maryland
Donald Leu, University of Connecticut
Missed Dr. Hiebert's presentation at the 2012 IRA Institute 18 Reading Research Institute 2012: Research that Makes a Difference in the Age of Common Core Standards? Available now are the presentation slides and handouts from Dr. Hiebert's presentation Challenging texts and struggling readers.
1 May 2012
10am to 11:30am
Research poster session
McCormick Place - West 184 ABCD
Missed Dr. Hiebert's poster session at 2012 IRA poster session Key Understandings from Research on Text Complexity for Preservice and Inservice Teachers? Available now is a printable letter-size version of Dr. Hiebert's poster, TextProject Teacher Primer.