2015 Technology in Literacy Special Interest Group Session

Co-chairs, Denise Johnson and Julie Wise

Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
America's Center St. Louis, Room 260

3:00-3:10 Welcome and Presentation of 2015 Technology in Reading Research Award

Roundtable Discussions will provide opportunities for attendees to interact with presenters (researchers / educators) in small groups while learning about research findings and practical classroom ideas that link to their own classroom learning contexts.

3:10 – 3:20: Getting Started with Participant Discussions

3:25-3:50 Group 1: Choose one 25-minute roundtable

3:25-3:50 Group 1: Choose one 25-minute roundtable

Table 1. [K-12] The Impact of Technology on Writing and Writing Instruction in K-12: A Review of the Literature.
Cheri Williams & Sandra Beam, University of Cincinnati

Table 2. [Grades K-12] Using Web 2.0 Tools to Support Teachers of Struggling Readers.
Mary Ellen Oslick, Stetson University

Table 3. [Grades 4-9] Adolescents' Perceptions of Academic Identities in Digital Writing Contexts.
Jessica A. West, University of Cincinnati

Table 4. [Grades 4-12] Assistive Technology to Support Literacy in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Aileen Hower, South Western School District; Ryan Quinn, South Western School District

3:55-4:20 Group 2: Choose one 25-minute roundtable

Table 1. [K-12] Student-Produced Webinars in a Literacy Course
Susan Tancock, Ball State University

Table 2. [Elementary] Family Message Journals: Using Technology Tools in Elementary Classrooms
Robin D. Johnson, Stephen F. Austin State University; Victoria Seeger, Northwest Missouri State; and Jennifer Johnson

Table 3. [Secondary] How Middle Grades Teachers Use iPads to Support Comprehension of Informational Text.
Carol A. Smith, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Table 4. [Grades 4-8] The Assignment Does Matter! Meaningful Technology Integration in Literacy Instruction.
Kristin Webber, Edinboro University

Table 5. [Grades 6-8] The Exploration of iPad Technology Integration in Middle Grades Science Classroom: Using the M-TPACK Framework to Build Students' Science and Digital Literacy.
Victoria Cardullo, Auburn University; Nance S. Wilson, State University of New York at Cortland; Vassiliki I. Zygouris-Coe, University of Central Florida
4:25-4:50 Group 3: Choose one 25-minute roundtable

Table 1. [K-12] Blendspace for Gathering Multimodal Sources.
Angie Johnson, Lakeshore Public Schools

Table 2. [Elementary] Making Informed Teaching Decisions When Integrating iPad Apps into Literacy Instruction.
Robin Griffith, Texas Christian University

Table 3. [Elementary] Response to Literature in the Primary Grades: What One Teacher with Technology (and a Little Support!) Can Do!
Lisa Ferguson, Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, Urbana School District; Karla J. Möller, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Table 4. [K-12] Gamification—Questing to Integrate Content Knowledge and 21st Century Literacy Skills
Tara Kingsley and Melissa M. Grabner-Hagen, Indiana University-Kokomo

4:50-5:00: Large Group Wrap-Up and Reflection/Evaluations