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2013
Saturday, April 20th
9:00 AM

Connections and Reflection: Examining a Structured, Socialized Curriculum in a Kindergarten Classroom

Elise Anderson, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Military Brats: What do Teachers Need to Know?

Hillary Anderson, Illinois Wesleyan University
Summer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Effects of Athletic Participation on Academic Performance and Character Development

Michelle Bilek, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Finding the Drive: Motivating Special Education Students to Read in the High School English Classroom

Jessica Brewer, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Improving Language Comprehension in the French Classroom: The Role of Active Learning Strategies

Samantha Calhoun, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Types of Motivation and Fostering Student Independence

DeAnna Carter, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Fostering a Positive and Collaborative Classroom Commnuity in the Elementary Classroom

Caitlin Collins, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robin Leavitt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Benefits of Incorporating Primary Sources in the Secondary History Classroom

Emma Craig, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Teaching Social Justice Through Children's Literature

Hillary Davis, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robin Leavitt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Adapting the Mandated Math Curriculum in an Engaging Way to Best Promote Students' Learning

Rosaleen Egan, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Emerging Writers Learn to Revise and Edit

Elizabeth Exo, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robin Leavitt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Over Represented in Special Education: Minority Students at Risk

Caitlin Garrison, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Harry Potter and the Literacy Classroom: The Importance and Influence of Student Choice

Melissa Graffy, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Effective Intervention Strategies for Reducing Bullying in Schools

Cory Grapenthien, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Balancing the Flip: Technology in the High School Math Classroom

Philip Johnson, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Transitioning to Informational Texts: Exploring Informational Text Comprehension in Upper Elementary

Amand Knezovich, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Teacher Immediacy

Daniel LaRocca, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Diving into the Digital Age: Blogging as a Learning Experience

Andrea Lenz, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Giving Students a Voice in the Grading Process

Scott Meyers, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Teacher Immediacy in a Secondary Science Classroom

Nathaniel Nesbit, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Readers' Workshop Conferences: Fostering Relationships and Reading Ability

Ashley Nykolajiszny-DeSantis, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Comparing the Implementation of Social and Emotional Learning Programs and the Effects on Academic Achievement

BetsyAnne Pacey, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Treatment of Anxiety in a School Setting

Taylor Parsons, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Perceptions of Gender in a Fourth Grade Classroom

Margaret Principi, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robin Leavitt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Building Bridges: Analogies and Media in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom

Karianne Randick, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

The Impact of Dietary Choices on Student Achievement in Adolescents

Lauren Rock, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Kindergarten Transition Programs

Ellie Savage, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Target Language Cultural Materials in the Spanish Classroom

Olivia Semeria, Illinois Wesleyan University
Kylene Wolfe, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Incorporating Multiple Intelligences into the Classroom: An Attempt to Engage Students in Learning

Sejal Soni, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Disillusionment of Differentiation: Jumping off the Differentiation Bandwagon

Emily Susin, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Making the Abstract Concrete: An Effective and Engaging Approach to Introducing Addition to Kindergarten Students

Lauren Venlos, Illinois Wesleyan University
Robin Leavitt, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Single-Parent Households and Educational Achievment

Ethan Wood, Illinois Wesleyan University
Sumer Seiki, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Lower Level, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Spaces for History in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom

Gregory Liske, Illinois Wesleyan University
Jeanne Koehler, Faculty Advisor, Illinois Wesleyan University

Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, Illinois Wesleyan University

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM