University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Using "The Wild Robot" in Classrooms

In this hands-on, interactive session participants will explore how close, critical reading of "The Wild Robot" can be used to build interdisciplinary text sets (K-16) that offer pathways to engaging with essential overarching questions on knowledge, identity and culture.

Dorea Kleker

Dorea Kleker is a longtime elementary educator and instructor at the University of Arizona where she teaches courses in multicultural children’s literature and language and literacy development. She is passionate about using books to develop intercultural understanding and create more meaningful family-school partnerships....

Lisa Richardson

Lisa K. Richardson is a longtime educator, currently working as an assistant professor in the School of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast. Her work with immigrant and refugee students in Tucson, Arizona, as well as her work with secondary students on a Navajo reservation in New Mexico, informs both her research and teaching....

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company

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