K-12 Literacy Conference

F2023, Workshop 2 – The Power of Picture Books: Integrating Social Studies & Literacy

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Dawnavyn M. James is a Black history educator and researcher for early childhood and elementary levels, a PhD Student, and a fellow at Center for K-12 Black History & Racial Literacy Education. Find Dawnavyn on X (formerly Twitter) @queendomteachin (no “g”) and instagram at queendomteaching.

Erin Green is an Assistant Instructor of Elementary Social Studies Methods, educator, curriculum creator, and multi-year recipient of a Teaching Fellowship with the National Endowment for the Humanities. Find Erin on X (formerly Twitter) @ErinTGreen and instagram at disruptivenarratives.

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