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2016 WLU Summer Institute

Schedule of Events - Previous Revision

Thursday, July 17

10:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.    


11:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Preconference Workshop (tickets required)
  7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.Opening Session: Opal School educators



Friday, July 18

  8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  Registration 
  8:30–9:30 a.m.Opening  Session: David Diaz
  9:30–10:00 a.m.Coffee break/light refreshments
10:00–11:15 a.m. A Sessions
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.   B Sessions
  1:00–2:15 p.m.Luncheon featuring Ray & Prisca Martens (tickets required)
  2:30–3:45 p.m.C Sessions
  4:00–5:15 p.m.D Sessions
  5:15–6:00 p.m.Refreshments & Entertainment
  6:00–7:00 p.m.Evening Program

Saturday, July 19

  8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.   Registration 
  8:30–11:30 a.m.
Coffee available
  8:30–9:45 a.m. E Bell Ringer Sessions (4 concurrent sessions)
10:00–11:15 a.m.  F Sessions
11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m.   G Sessions
12:45–2:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
  2:00–3:15 p.m.H Sessions
  3:15–3:45 p.m.Coffee Break
  3:50–5:00 p.m.Closing Session: Kathy Short
  5:15–6:15 p.m. Delegates Assembly


Bell Ringer Sessions

Saturday, July 19, 8:30–9:45 a.m.

E.01  “Re-visioning the Possibilities of Ethnographic Literacy Research that Directly Impacts the Possibilities for Public Education” with Denny Taylor, Stephanie Schneider, Josefa Pace, Carol McGill, and Bobbie Kabuto

E.02  “Knowing Ourselves and Crossing Cultural Borders: Developing Intercultural Understandings Through Reading, Writing and Art Experiences Around Global Literature” with Prisca and Ray Martens

E.03  “Kenneth Goodman-Educational Leader, Scholar, Courageous Activist” with Maryann Manning, Renita Schmidt, Barbara Flores, Rick Meyer, Bess Alterwerger, and Ken Goodman

E.04  “Peace is a Promise: An Author Shares Ways to Promote Peace Education in Schools through Children’s Literature and the Arts” with Jane Baskwill



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