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Friday, April 20 • 11:45am - 12:30pm
Using Skype in Kindergarten to Develop Creative Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Cultural Awareness

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This session will share how a kindergarten class in Maryland and a kindergarten class in Hawai'i collaborated to rewrite Jan Brett’s classic book, The Mitten, to reflect the uniqueness of their states.  See how the Mitten was adapted for Maryland and Hawai'i.  The writing and collaboration process as well as relevant artifacts, and the story, will be shared during this session.  

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Douglas Elmendorf

Principal, Hillcrest Elementary School
Doug is the Principal at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and is a part-time lecturer at Johns Hopkins University.

Shannan Harzarik

Baltimore County Public Schools

Friday April 20, 2012 11:45am - 12:30pm

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