EDTalks! Teaching & Research Festival

  • EDTalks! invitation Join us for the inaugural event celebrating the collaboration between the KU School of Education & Lawrence Public Schools. The teaching and research festival will include six short, powerful, five-minute presentations, along with time for questions and answers after each. Light refreshments will be provided.

    Thursday, April 19, 2018
    7-9 p.m.
    Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 150
    1122 West Campus Road
    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    Meet the Presenters
    True Grit? Making a Scientific Object & Pedagogical Tool
    Chris Kirschgasler | Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Teaching

    Would You Believe Me?
    Craig McCauley | Choir Teacher, West Middle School 

    Children’s Literature as a Vehicle for Political Socialization: An Examination of Best-selling Picture Books 2013-2017
    Meagan Patterson | Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology

    Global Collaboration with Young Learners
    Nicole Corn | Kindergarten Teacher, Sunset Hill Elementary School

    Just Google It: An Observational Study of Youth Searching for Online Health Information
    Susan Harvey | Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences

    This is Not Your Grandfather's Learning Environment... But It Can Be
    Keith Wilson | Director of Virtual Education/Principal, Lawrence Virtual School 

    Capitalizing on Fandom: Harry Potter & TESOL Pre-Service Teacher Education
    M’Balia Thomas | Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Teaching