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Yuko Iwai

Educational Studies
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

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Specialty area(s)

literacy, culturally responsive teaching, multicultural children's literature, self-efficacy, multicultural education, teacher education, self-regulated learning

Current courses at UWL

EDS 308 Foundations of Literacy

EDS 402 Field Experience I

EDS 418 Literacy Methods II

EDS 493 Student Teaching

TSL 250 Educating Multilingual Learners



Mindy Schoengarth, BIO: Biology Ed BS; and James Carlson and Yuko Iwai, both Educational Studies; presented "Field Experiences, Virtual teaching, & Facilitating Critical Conversations: Learning to Navigate with New Tools" at Western Wisconsin Education Conference on Feb. 12 online. Educators attending this session were introduced to practices for making meaning during critical conversations along with an overview of critical talk moves for fostering critical conversations that can be used in any subject area and at any grade level.

Submitted on: Feb. 13, 2021