Eileen G.C. Kristiansen: THE GRADUAL DISAPPEARANCE OF FINANCIAL LITERACY IN TODAY’S WORLD. WHAT IS IT AND WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT? MY OWN STORY OF ACQUISITION

March 31, 2022, 2:00-3:00PM online

There is a growing concern in this country that the middle class is disappearing and not in the way one would hope.  Instead of families moving into a higher socio-economic class and being able to provide richer life experiences for themselves and their children, vast numbers are shifting to a lower socio-economic status level.  The gap between the affluent and those barely eking out an...

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Maria-Elena Graffeo Horton: FACTORS INFLUENCING THE IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WITH EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOLS

Nationally, there is a mounting interest in better understanding students identified as having an emotional disturbance. Since 2005, clinical diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues in children has trended upward.

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Audrey Richardson: ENVISIONING EQUITABLE ACCESS TO SECONDARY LITERACY LEARNING THROUGH SOCIOCULTURAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MULTITIERED SYSTEMS OF SUPPORTS

The acquisition and operationalization of literacy is of critical importance to all learners. The use of literacy and language abilities including reading and writing as well as critical thinking and communication, are essential to accessing one’s human and civil rights (Goodwin & Jiménez, 2019).

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