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Education Faculty present at
Arkansas Early Childhood Education conference
Nov. 14, 2007 --
members from the College of Education's department of Teacher Education
recently attended the Arkansas Early Childhood Association's annual
conference in Hot Springs, where they made presentations.
Ms. Nancy Bacot, Early Childhood Education, made two presentations,
"Behavior Guidance: Who Owns the Problem?" and "Using Children's
Literature to Facilitate Language, Literacy, and Understanding of the
Aged," which she co-presented with Dr. Beverly Gilbert, Elementary
Education, and Dr. Lina Owens, Reading Education.
Dr. Tonya Fillippino, Middle Level Education, also made two
presentations, "Literacy Activities for School-Aged Children," and
"Consistent Lesson Plans among Pre-Service Teacher Educators."
Dr. Patricia Murphy, Literacy, presented "Understanding and
Implementing Family Literacy."
Dr. Lina Owens and Dr. Diana Williams, Elementary Education,
presented "SPARKS: Igniting Quality Reading Choices."
Dr. Joanna Grymes, Early Childhood Education, along with Drs. Owens
and Williams, presented "Using Easily Accessible Technology to Create
Books for Your Classroom."
Dr. Beverly Gilbert made two additional presentations, "Daddy Day
Care: Creating a Paradigm Shift to Enhance the Quality of Life for All
Children," and "Capitalizing on the Quality of Uniqueness: Embracing and
Respecting Differences." Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Owens also made another
presentation, "Using Literature to Promote Concepts of Knowledge,
Justice, and Equity."
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