Uncommon Corps: Upcoming Talks and Presentations

Speaking Engagements:
October 2013
Fall Into Books Conference

15th Annual Children’s and Teens Literature Conference
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Location:  Garden Plaza Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn) Kingston, NY
Keynote Speaker:  Sue Bartle
Author Keynote:  Steve Sheinkin

November 2013

Conference: Literacy for All
Monday, November 4th  - Tuesday, November 5th 
Location: Providence, Rhode Island

"What Does ‘Literacy’ Mean in Nonfiction?"  and "On the Hunt: Nonfiction Inquiry and the Adventure of the Citation Trail"  
Presenter: Marc Aronson

"Note-Making For Text Sets: Strategies to Support Comprehension and Content"
Presenter: Mary Ann Cappiello

Conference: American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Annual Conference 
Friday, November 15th - Saturday, November 16th
Location: Hartford, Connecticut   http://national.aasl.org/

How Did Pluto Get Demoted? Transliterate Reading and Writing Push Students to Analytic Opinions
Friday, November 15th  (8AM to 9:15AM)
Presenter: Marc Aronson
This session is designed to help educators learn to incorporate transliteracy into the way they teach. How can students begin to analyze resources more deeply as they work to understand some of the really big questions about our fast-changing knowledgebase? Clustered displays challenge student assumptions and push them to develop their own opinions. Students can be taught to develop their own clustered displays.
AASL 2013 Best Apps for Teaching and Learning

Friday, November 15th  (8AM to 9:15AM)

Presenter:  Sue Bartle as part of the AASL Best Apps Task Force
The integration of mobile technology into everyday life is rapidly changing the way people function and work in the world. Ultimately, this transformation is creating a dramatically larger digital divide. Educators must seize this moment as an opportunity to engage students with developing technologies and to guide students in the use of apps and mobile technology to inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge. Join AASL Best Apps for Teaching and Learning Committee.

Biographies through Picture Books: A Focus on the CCSS
Saturday, November 16th (10:15 am - 11:30 am)
Moderator: Mary Ann Cappiello
Authors/Illustrators: Melissa Sweet, Jennifer Bryant, Doreen Rappaport, Matt Tavaras, Andrea David Pinkney.
Picture book biographies draw readers into exploring a slice of history. Through both words and images, authors can share primary sources with young audiences.

Conference: National Council of Teachers of English 
Friday, November 22nd - Sunday, November 24th 
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

"Multimodal, Multigenre Text Sets Across the Grade Levels" 
Presenter: Mary Ann Cappiello 

"Hidden Pleasures: (Re)defining Nonfiction"
Presenter: Marc Aronson

1 comment:

  1. Finally made the time to listen to the webcast Sue and Marc did for SLJ. It is archived and it is awesome! Well done!