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Friday, November 22 • 9:30am - 10:20am
Storybooks and Avatars: Using Mixed Reality Simulations and Dialogic Reading to Support Social-Emotional Learning in Young Students

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The purpose of this presentation will be to share our preliminary findings using dialogic reading alongside mixed reality simulations as part of a social-emotional learning curriculum in an after-school program for children in grades K-2 to foster acquisition of competencies including positive peer feedback, positive communication, and problem solving.

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Amy Cook

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston
Amy Cook is an associate professor of school counseling. She received a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut Storrs. She has worked in urban schools and mental health agencies, providing counseling services to students and families. Her research interests... Read More →
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Kristin Murphy

University of Massachusetts, Boson
Dr. Kristin Murphy is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She has over fifteen years of experience in Special Education in varied teaching, research, and policy roles. Her research primarily focuses on understanding the experiences... Read More →


Friday November 22, 2019 9:30am - 10:20am EST
Essex Room