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2020 On Demand Symposium Recordings


The Role of Resiliency in the Classroom
Why Not All Children Respond to Reading Instruction and What Teachers Need to Know

Monday, March 9, 2020

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Interviews with the Experts

During the March 9 Research to Practice Symposium, we sat down with our symposium presenters for an interview about the research, the importance of partnerships and more. Please enjoy the following video interviews and check back for more conversations to be added soon.

Emily Hanford

Dr. Fumiko Hoeft

Dr. Mark Seidenberg

Dr. Timothy Odegard

Nancy Hennessy

Dr. Stephanie Al Otaiba

Symposium Recordings

Opening Remarks: Pat Roberts and Nancy Blair


Moderator: Timothy Odegard, Ph.D.


Fumiko Hoeft, MD, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences and Director of Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) at UConn

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Stephanie Al Otaiba, Ph.D.

Professor of Teaching and Learning at Southern Methodist University

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Hollis Scarborough Award Presentation

Opening Remarks: Dr. Ken Pugh

Remarks: Dr. Mark Seidenberg

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Maureen Lovett, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist in the Neurosciences and Mental Health Program at The Hospital for Sick Children, and Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto

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Fireside Chat: Translating Literacy Research to Effective Classroom Practice

Nancy Hennessy, M.Ed. and Emily Hanford, Senior Producer, APM Reports

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