Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 – Goodpaster Hall, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
3:30 – 6:15 pm
- 3:45 – 4:45 Session 1
- 4:45 – 5:15 Reception
- 5:15 – 6:15 Session 2
Session 1, 3:45 – 4:45
Goodpaster 184- Social Studies and History at Leonardtown High School
- Gretchen Winch. Not Just His Story: Using Biography and Diversity to Increase Relevance in the Social Studies Classroom.
- Kyle Blackiston. Light ‘Em Up: Increasing Student Enjoyment in Secondary Social Studies Classes.
- Samantha Cameron. Talking it out: Social construction of knowledge about Israel and Palestine.
Goodpaster 185– English at Leonardtown High; Math at Chopticon High
- Elizabeth Kelley. Shakespeare in translation: Using linguistic and contextual translation to teach Hamlet.
- Amanda Squires. Group Projects with Technology: RealtimeBoard in a Math Classroom.
- Leigh Emig. Combining Young Adult Literature and the Classics in a Secondary English Classroom.
Goodpaster 186- Social Studies and English at Spring Ridge Middle School
- Lizi Pinkus. Globally Relevant Pedagogy in a Social Studies Classroom.
- Jacob Lang. Discourse and Awareness: Blogging to Support Academic Writing in the Secondary English Classroom.
- Katie Henry. Web-Based Discourse: Reflective Blogging to Encourage Student Enjoyment, Engagement, and Community in the Social Studies Classroom.
Goodpaster 197– Art and Physics at Great Mills High; Social Studies at Esperanza Middle School
- Rachel Heiss. The Art of Conversation: Communication to Increase Sense of Belonging and Engagement.
- Allyson Devers. Thinking about Intelligence: How student views of intelligence influence academic performance.
- Whitney Nyman. Social Justice in the Social Studies Classroom: Using Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Promote Civic Engagement.
Goodpaster 198– Tuning In: Inclusive Music Practices at Carver Elementary, Esperanza Middle and Spring Ridge Middle
- Gino Hannah. Elementary Particles: Self-Organizing Music Ensembles.
- Gabriela Principe. Preaching to the Choir: Incorporating Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Middle School Choral Classroom.
- Grace White. Soundbrush: Using Musical Creation as Differentiation.
Session 2, 5:15 – 6:15
Goodpaster 184- Looking Through The Mirror of Self-Reflection
- Kaitlyn Lindsay. Reflective Discipline: Understanding the Influence of Self-Reflection on Student Behavior.
- Natalie Ulrick. 1-2-3 Reflect: Understanding How Reflection Influences Behaviors.
- Kristen Kamin. Holding a Mirror to Behavior: The Power of Reflecting on Positive and Negative Behaviors.
Goodpaster 185– George Washington Carver Elementary School
- Emily Grey. Jigsaw Instruction: Improving Student-Peer Relationships and the Effects on School Performance.
- Leila Kurman. “Can You Hear Me Now?”: Understanding English Learners’ Oral Language Proficiency through QuickVoice Recorder.
- Marisa Steiger. “Can You Hear Me Now?”: Understanding English Learners’ Oral Language Proficiency through QuickVoice Recorder.
Goodpaster 186- Park Hall Elementary School
- Julia Gardner. Tell Me About Your Day: Do Informal Conversations with Elementary School Students Improve Engagement, Relatedness, and Belonging?
- Sarah Harnish. The Impact of a Classroom Garden in the Inclusive Classroom.
Goodpaster 197– Building Strengths and Defining Power- the Dynamics of the Elementary Classroom
- Margaret Schmidt. Flexing the wings of presentation skills: How teaching improvisation skills builds students’ confidence in public speaking.
- Elena Collett. You Have a Choice: The Power of Options in the Intrinsic Motivation of Kindergarten Students.
- Mia Bullock. What Makes a Good Teacher? Exploring Student and Teacher Beliefs on Good Teaching.
Goodpaster 198– Hollywood Elementary School
- Jenny Kolb . “Carving Out Time for Curiosity”: The Effects of Student Questions on Intrinsic Motivation.
- Gabrielle Collins. Language to Motivate Learning: the Power of Inspirational Quotes.
- Amanda Kind. Teaching Computer Science In Early Elementary: Is There A Gender Difference In Self-Efficacy, Attitude, And Confidence?