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Submissions from 2021

Children’s Books as Instructional Tools in EFL, Scott A. Beck

Perusall: An Electronic Silver Lining in a Dark COVID Cloud, Scott A. Beck

Learning to teach with robots in a mathematics methods course, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

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Children and Silence, Richard E. Cleveland

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Aware, Accepting and Able: A Mindfulness-Based Approach Supporting P-12 Students through COVID-19, Richard E. Cleveland and Jennifer Perry

Managing Difficult Conversations Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Recognizing Bias Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Unpacking Privilege Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

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Providing Accessible Texts for Adolescents/Young Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Stephanie M. Devine

Building Tech-based Self-Monitoring Skills in College Students with IDD, Stephanie M. Devine, Kathryn L. Haughney, Cynthia C. Massey, and Julie Pickens

Sharing Voices of the Students: Evaluating Inclusive Postsecondary Education Peer Mentor Programs, Stephanie M. Devine and Julie Pickens

Leveraging the Alumni Voice to Improve Leadership Programming, John D. Egan, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Steven Tolman, and Pamela C. Wells

Keeping Our Students Safe: Examining Perceptions of Crisis Frequency and Preparedness of Educators in a Statewide Online Charter School, Katherine E. Fallon, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, and Terry D. Diamanduros .

Differentiation in STEM content areas, Karin Fisher and Kania Greer

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Recruitment and retention of students with disabilities in extracurricular STEM activities, Karin M. Fisher, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Kania Greer, Barbara Serianni, and Kayla Fitzgibbons

Bringing the EBP Game: The Effects of AAC Training and Support on SPED Team Implementation and K-12 Student Communication Growth, Kathryn L. Haughney, Stephanie M. Devine, and Cynthia C. Massey

A Community Literacy Partnership: A Place-Based Reading and Writing Study between Middle School Students and Preservice Teachers, Anne Katz

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"Growing Up Brave on the Margins": Equity-Focused Literacy Leadership in Practice Through an American Library Association Collaborative Grant Initiative, Anne Katz

Sparking Content-area Literacy Learning: Inquiry in an NIH Grant Workshop for Undergraduate Students in Science Disciplines, Anne Katz

Middle School Student Empowerment: A Literacy Leadership Program Unpacks Issues Around Civil Rights and Immigration through Literature Discussions, Writing, and Storytelling, Anne Katz and Gabrielle Brundidge

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Equity-Focused Literacy Leadership in Practice through an American Library Association Collaborative Grant Initiative, Anne Katz and Vivian Bynoe

Bridging the Partisan Gulf: Employing Compassion Toward the Successful Resolution of Socioscientific Issues, David C. Owens

Foundations of Restorative Discipline: A Relational Approach to Building Community and Addressing Student Behavior-Part 1, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Foundations of Restorative Discipline: A Relational Approach to Building Community and Addressing Student Behavior-Part 2, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

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Reaching and Teaching All Students: Facilitating Restorative Circles for Community Building and Academic Success in the School Environment, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Restorative Discipline Practices as a Relational Approach to Building School Climate and Addressing Student Behavior, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

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The Culturally Inclusive Classroom: How to Identify and Address Implicit Bias and Microaggressions, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

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Mental Health Awareness Panel, Vira Salzburn, Richard E. Cleveland, and Jennifer Perry

Maintaining While Carrying: Mindfulness as a Trauma Informed Education Tool, Pamela C. Wells and Richard E. Cleveland

Submissions from 2020

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A National Examination of Undergraduate Educational Research, Emily Ballesteros, Kymberly Harris, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Steven Tolman, and Katherine E. Fallon

Teacher Education in the United States and at Georgia Southern University, Scott A. Beck

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Mapping Reader Responses to Young Adult Novels and Children’s Storybooks with Muslims and Islamic Themes, Scott A. Beck, Yasar Bodur, and Alma Stevenson

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Mapping Reader Responses to LGBTQ Young Adult Novels and Children's Storybooks, Scott A. Beck, Dina C. Walker-Devose, Laura E. Agnich, and Caren Town

LEGO robotics: A new method for teaching Mathematics, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

LEGO robotics – Play, learn, share, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

Teaching productive struggle in a math methods course, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

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Teaching Proportions with LEGO robotics in a seventh-grade mathematics class, Shelli L. Casler-Failing

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Integrating Literacy into a Culturally Responsive STEM After School Program, Shelli L. Casler-Failing, Alma Stevenson, and Beverly A. King Miller

Cultivating Healthy Solitude & Mindfulness in Children, Richard Cleveland

Mindfulness: Aligning Head, Heart & Hands, Richard E. Cleveland

Training Middle and High School Teachers at OUR2SWAMP, Jose Checo Colón-Gaud, Lacey D. Huffling, Heather Scott, Kania Greer, Shainaz M. Landge, and Mary Thaler

Engaging teachers in citizen and community science increases critical environmental agency, Jose Checo Colón-Gaud, Lacey D. Huffling, Heather Scott, Kania Greer, and Mary Thaler

Managing Difficult Conversations Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Recognizing Bias Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Recognizing Bias Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Unpacking Privilege Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Unpacking Privilege Workshop, Lisa Costello, Nikki DiGregorio, Rochelle Bornett Lee, Alexandra J. Reyes, Peggy Shannon-Baker, Stacy Smallwood, and Clare Walsh

Teacher Perceptions of Preparedness in Online K-12 Classrooms, D. Daniels, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, Terry D. Diamanduros ., and Katherine E. Fallon

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Bringing Inclusion to College: The Importance of Peer Mentorship for College Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Stephanie M. Devine

Developing effective peer mentor programs with little to no money, Stephanie M. Devine, J. Pickens, and G. Ballard

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Evidence-Based Leadership Preparation Program Practices: From the Perceptions of Rural School Leaders in the Southern Region, Kristen N. Dickens, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Summer Pannell, and Katherine E. Fallon

A National Examination of Undergraduate Educational Research, Katherine E. Fallon, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Kymberly Drawdy, Steven Tolman, K. Keech, and Emily Ballesteros

Keeping Our Schools Safe: Examining Perceptions of Crisis Frequency and Preparedness of Educators in a Statewide Online Charter School, Katherine E. Fallon, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Dawn Tysinger, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, and Terry D. Diamanduros

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Keeping Our Students Safe: Examining Perceptions of Crisis Frequency and Preparedness of Educators in a Statewide Online Charter School, Katherine E. Fallon, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Jeffrey A. Tysinger, and Dawn Tysinger

Differentiation in STEM content areas, Karin Fisher

Differentiation in STEM content areas, Karin Fisher

Lessons learned requiring Google level 1 certification in a methods course, Karin Fisher

Parent Panel [Online video], Karin Fisher

Parent perception of special education, Karin Fisher

Endrew F. vs. Douglas County, Karin M. Fisher

Bringing the learning home: Leveraging study away experiences to develop culturally competent teachers, Allison Freed, Aerin W. Benavides, and Lacey D. Huffling

The transformational journey from international experience to culturally responsive teaching, Allison Freed, Aerin W. Benavides, and Lacey D. Huffling

Transformational impact of international EE experiences on classroom EE/teachers, Allison L. Freed, Aerin W. Benavides, and Lacey D. Huffling

An Evolution (r)Evolution, Amanda L. Glaze

Barriers, Beliefs, and Border Crossings: Worldview and the Pursuit of Scientific Literacy, Amanda L. Glaze

Can science and faith truly co-exist?, Amanda L. Glaze

Controversial before entering my classroom: Qualitative research in evolution education, Amanda L. Glaze

Conversations about Evolution, Amanda L. Glaze

Every classroom matters-impacting science denial one class at a time, Amanda L. Glaze

Navigating academic border-crossings: teaching science in a culture of faith, Amanda L. Glaze

Storytelling as research medium: shifting the lens on understanding, conceptualization of controversy, and mitigating anti-science worldviews, Amanda L. Glaze

STEM 5-day workshop, Kania Greer and Karin Fisher

Creating a personal watershed story: Students as citizen scientists, Lacey D. Huffling and Heather Scott

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Critical environmental agency: Engaging teachers with citizen science, Lacey D. Huffling and Heather Scott

Using Deepwater Horizon to engage students in water quality discussions, Lacey D. Huffling and Heather Scott

Photovoice as a Tool for Clinical Group Supervision, Brandon Hunt and Pamela C. Wells

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A Collaborative Approach: Developing the Critical Literacy Instructional Abilities of Preservice Educators, Anne Katz

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Constructing Arts-Based Literacy Practices through The Playbook: University Students Collaborate with Middle School Students, Anne Katz

Curating Close Reading Strategies: A Multi-Year NIH Grant Workshop for Undergraduate Students in Science Disciplines, Anne Katz

“Growing Up Brave on the Margins”: Middle School Students Explore Equity and Identity with a Reading Professor, University Librarian, and Storyteller, Anne Katz

Notable Books for a Global Society, Anne Katz and NBGS Awards Committee

The Self-Reflective Literacy Educator: A Critical Evaluation of Online Instructional Quality, Anne Katz and Sharryn Larsen Walker

Entering, Expanding and Surviving Spaces: Insights from lessons learned from a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in South Africa, Beverly A. King Miller

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Information Literacy Reimagined. Deep Learning Practice, Beverly A. King Miller, Ming Fang He, Amber Whitfield, and Ru Li

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Self-monitoring Among Secondary and Post-secondary Students With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Current Summary and Future Directions, Melvin S. Marsh and Stephanie M. Devine

Governor’s Office of Student Achievement Work with Georgia Southern University, Georgia Educational Leadership Faculty Association, Juliann Sergi McBrayer

“If I Don't Laugh, I'm Going to Cry”: Meaning Making in the Promotion, Tenure, and Retention Process: A Collaborative Autoethnography, Juliann Sergi McBrayer and Kristen Dickens

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“If I don't laugh, I'm going to cry”: Meaning Making in the Promotion, Tenure, and Retention Process: A Collaborative Autoethnography, Juliann Sergi McBrayer, Kristen N. Dickens, Pamela Wells, and Richard E. Cleveland

Teaching human evolution-reasons, resources, and relationships, John Mead, Amanda L. Glaze, and Molly Selba

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Critical Race Hermeneutics: Demonstrating Its Potential Applications in Education Through Interviews With Multicultural Education Faculty, Shaqueena Breonna Moore and Peggy Shannon-Baker

Compassion as a Framework for Understanding and Responding to Socioscientific Issues, David C. Owens

Dreams, Dragons, and Swords: Goal Setting for Life On and Off the Trail, David C. Owens

Impacting Practice Through Science Education Research: Communicating Within and Across Places, Contexts, and Communities, David C. Owens

Cultivating Water Literacy in Undergraduate STEM Education: Students' Socio-Scientific Reasoning about Socio-hydrologic Issues, David C. Owens, Destini N. Petitt, Diane Lally, and Cory T. Forbes

Instructional Leadership Practices and School Leaders’ Self-efficacy, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

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Restorative Discipline Practices as a Relational Approach to Building School Climate and Addressing Student Behavior, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

The Relationship Between Educational Leadership Field Experience and Instructional Leadership Preparedness, Summer Pannell and Juliann Sergi McBrayer

Beyond COVID: Real Talk About Health in the 12th, Fayth M. Parks

Challenges and Opportunities for Providing HIV/AIDS and Behavioral Healthcare in Rural Settings, Fayth M. Parks

How Pandemics Have Changed the World, Fayth M. Parks