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Grand Hyatt Atlanta (Buckhead)
3300 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

(Deadline for conference registration was August 1.  THERE WILL BE NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION OR MEAL PAYMENTS)
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Friday, August 11 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Using African American Literature to build 'STEAM'

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The use of African American picture books to assist with motivating ways to foster creativity, critically thinking skills and peer collaboration.  These books will also lend themselves to hands on activities, and collaboration with interactivity between students.  A substantial list of African American picture book titles, authors and award winners will be provided, along with a brief description of the academic area it targets best.

Moderators
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Tracy Crawford

Curator, Black Heritage Reference Center of Queens County, Queens Library- Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center
Tracy Crawford is the Curator of the Black Heritage Reference Center of Queens County which is located at Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. In her work as a librarian, she develops and manages collections, provides public service, and coordinates... Read More →

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Ann Perkins Davis

Grier Middle School, Gaston County Schools
Ann Davis-Perkins is an elementary librarian/media specialist with Grier Middle School, Gaston County Schools. She has worked as a librarian for the past 4 years, and taught 10 years as a classroom teacher. Prior to becoming a librarian/media specialist, she was privileged to spend... Read More →



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