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Tuesday, June 25 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Dr. Jill Tussey & Amy Clark- Get Kids Reading with Book Bags

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This presentation will focus on the development and utilization of book bags in preschool through elementary classrooms. During this session, participants will gain a deeper understanding over how to develop interactive book bags and implement book bags with digital and game components to support student literacy. Background information over poverty and parent engagement will be shared to highlight the need for increased literacy resources and interactions within and outside the classroom setting.   Dr. Jill Tussey, Buena Vista University, and Amy Clark, Green Hills AEA, have over 20 combined years of educational instruction and personal experience developing and implementing book bags within preschool and elementary classrooms. 

Concurrent Speakers

Dr. Jill Tussey

Division Chair, Buena Vista University
​​Dr. Jill Tussey's career in literacy education has provided a variety of experiences in curriculum and instruction across K-12, undergraduate, and graduate courses. Her areas of interest include student engagement and motivation with targeted focus on digital literacy, poverty... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
Fisher Theater