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Faculty Members and Students Present at Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

Department of Education Faculty Members Several faculty members and students from the Department of Education in the College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions presented at the 2013 Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children held in San Antonio, Texas, April 3-6.

Pictured left to right
Megan Mackey
Renee Greenfield
Sheetal Sood
Gretchen Nelson

To learn more about their specific presentations briefly described herein, contact faculty members whose emails are provided.

Presentations

Utilizing Video Self-Monitoring to Improve Behaviors With Twins With Autism - Lecture

This session described how video self-monitoring was used to address inappropriate/off-task behavior in twins with autism. Presenters shared the research findings to support the use of video self-monitoring to improve the behaviors across employment, classroom, community, and home settings. 

Megan Mackey
mmackey@hartford.edu
Session Leader
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, ENHP

Gretchen Nelson
Co-Presenter
Adjunct Faculty Member and Doctoral Student in Educational Leadership
Department of Education, ENHP

Teaching Number Sense: The Role of Explicit and Cognitive Instruction - Lecture

This session described how instruction in number sense enhanced the understanding of number relationships of kindergarten students from two schools in Connecticut. Presenters shared the research findings to support number sense instruction for these students, discussed the four big ideas of number sense, and identified instructional practices that best enhance this knowledge.

Sheetal Sood
sood@hartford.edu
Session Leader
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, ENHP

Megan Mackey
mmackey@hartford.edu
Co-Presenter
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, ENHP

Rachel Schmidt
Co-Presenter
Undergraduate Student in Integrated Elementary and Special Education
Department of Education, ENHP

Perceptions and Practices of Elementary Teachers Educating Students Who Are Linguistically Diverse – Poster Session

This session shared results of a qualitative study examining elementary teacher perceptions of and practices for students who are linguistically diverse and who struggle to access the curriculum. Results from a case study dilemma were discussed, including teachers' varied perceptions and practices, and implications for teacher education and policy. 

Renee Greenfield
rgreenfie@hartford.edu
Session Leader
Assistant Professor
Department of Education, ENHP

For details see Annual Convention