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.
|Where:||Education Room 308 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible) |
|When:||Sun, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
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 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....