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Welcome to the 2019 Literacy Association of Tennessee Annual Conference in Murfreesboro, TN!
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Monday, December 9 • 4:10pm - 5:00pm
The Magic of Multimodal Meaning Making: Access, Motivation, Knowledge, and Critical Thinking for Adolescents through Multimodal Text Sets

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This session will help support adolescent learners in motivating and accessible content literacy knowledge. Participants will engage as students in a multimodal text set on animal conservation that includes podcasts, picture books, YouTube videos, documentaries, blogs, and music. Participants will engage in adolescent literacy strategies that help provide students with access to meaning making, including (but not limited to) a GIST strategy for listening to podcasts, using hashtags for summarizing, and a debate protocol for opinion writing. This session will provide tools that teachers can take back to their classrooms tomorrow to help students access critical world knowledge and guide inquiry using 21st century literacy methods.

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Katie Shrodt

Assistant Professor MTSU , Middle Tennessee State University
Drs. Katie Schrodt, Bonnie Barksdale, and Stacy Fields are Assistant Professors of literacy instruction at Middle Tennessee State University. With a combined 54 years in education, they have presented locally, nationally, and internationally on effective literacy practices for elementary... Read More →


Monday December 9, 2019 4:10pm - 5:00pm CST
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