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Grace

  • Donna J Grace

    Elementary Program Director & Professor

    Department(s)

    • Institute for Teacher Education -
      Elementary
    • Institute for Teacher Education

    Brief Biography

    Donna J Grace

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-7877

    Office

    Everly 222C

    Email

    dgrace@hawaii.edu

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    Curriculum Vitae

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    Scholarly Works

      Books

    • Grace, D. J. (2007). Media, popular culture, and literacy learning in the twenty-first century. Westport, United States of America: Greenwood Publishing Group.   Publication Details
    • Book Chapters

    • Grace, D. J., & Nowak, R. (2009). Hawaii as a Melting Pot: Exploring the Myth. In D. Caracciolo, A. Mungai (Ed.), In the Spirit of Ubuntu: Stories of Teaching and Research, (pp. 165-182). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.   Publication Details
    • Journal Articles

    • Grace, D. J., & Henward, A. (2013). Investigating young children's talk about the media. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(2), 138.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Serna, A. K. (2012). Early education and care for Native Hawaiian children in Hawaii: A brief history. Journal of Early Development and Care, 183(2), 308-320.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2008). Interpreting children's constructions of their ethnicity. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9(2), 131.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. E. (2006). Ready for success in kindergarten a comparative analysis of teacher, parent, and administrator beliefs in Hawaii. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 4(3), 223-258.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2005). Media Literacy in Hawaii’s Schools. Educational Perspectives, 38(2), 3-5.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2005). Media Literacy: What, why and how?. Educational Perspectives, 38(1), 5-8.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2005). Emergent Literacy and the Development of the Early Literacy Program Evaluation Guide. Educational Perspectives, 38(1), 36-38.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2005). Ready for Success in Kindergarten: Perspectives of Teachers, Parents, and Administrators in Hawaii. Educational Perspectives, 38(1), 14-18.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Avery, Q. (2003). The same universe or worlds apart? Integrating a special education and literacy methods course in preservice teacher education. Teacher Education and Practice, 16(3), 269-284.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2003). Gender, power and pleasure: Integrating student video production into the elementary literacy curriculum. Curriculum Perspectives, 23(1), 21-27.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2003). Emergent Literacy Development: Investigating the intersection between culture, community, and curriculum in an early childhood school in Hawaii. New Mexico Journal of Reading, 22(2), 21-37.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Picard, A. (2003). An Experimental Approach to Integrating Mathematics and Literacy Methods Courses. Action in Teacher Education, 23(1), 29-36.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Lum, A. L. P. (2001). 'We don't want no haole buttholes in our stories': Local girls reading the baby-sitters club books in Hawai'i. Curriculum Inquiry, 31(4), 421.   Publication Details
    • Conference Proceedings

    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Integrating Reading, writing and Oral Language Development Through Children’s Video Production. Proceedings of the International Conference on Child Education and Language.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Integrating Reading, writing and Oral Language Development Through Children’s Video Production. Proceedings of the International Conference on Child Education and Language.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Johnson, R. T. J. (1993, Jan). Problematic Issues of Kindergarten Assessment at School Entrance. Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 15th Annual Hawaii Educational Research Association Conference.   Publication Details
    • Presentations

    • Henward, A., & Grace, D. J. (2014, Dec). Young children's class based subjectivities and schooling.. Presented at the American Anthropological Association National Conference, Washington, D.C..   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Henward, A. (2014, Oct). Young children’s talk about the media: A sociocultural perspective. Presented at the Teachers, Teaching and the Media Conference, Moraga, CA.   Publication Details
    • Cook, L., Grace, D. J., & Jenkins, A. A. (2014, Apr). Faculty co-teaching experience in a merged elementary and special education program. Presented at the 2014 CEC Convention and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.   Publication Details
    • Cook, L., Grace, D. J., & Jenkins, A. A. (2013, Nov). Preparing preservice teachers in a merged elementary and special education program. Presented at the 36th Annual Teacher Education Division, CEC, Fort Lauderdale, FL..   Publication Details
    • Jenkins, A. A., & Grace, D. J. (2012, Jan). Introduction to the IRIS Center: Faculty training. College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa. Presented at the Faculty Training, University of Hawaii at Manoa.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2011, Jan). Energizing NCTE Affiliates with New Faces and New Ideas: Leadership for the Future. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English, Philadelphia, PA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Sorensen, C. K. (2011, Jan). Has Special Education Run its Course? New Considerations for the Future. Presented at the Pacific Rim Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Moniz, J. (2011, Jan). Balancing Advocacy and Administrative Responsibilities: Activist as Chairs in the Age of Accountability. Presented at the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) Conference, San Diego, CA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2010, Jan). The Affiliate as a Community of Professional Learning. Presented at the Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Orlando, FL.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2009, Jan). Using New Literacies to Engage Students in Reading, Critiquing and Creating Print and Visual Texts. Presented at the Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Philadelphia, PA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2008, Jan). Media Literacy: An assets and acquisition approach. Presented at the Secondary Language Arts Leadership Spring Training Session, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2008, Jan). Exploring the notion of Hawaii as a melting pot. Presented at the Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, San Antonio, TX.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2008, Jan). Investigating first graders talk about television. Presented at the Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2007, Jan). From Page to screen: Integrating Email into the elementary classroom. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, New York, NY.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2007, Jan). The role of Media Literacy in Promoting and Sustaining Peaceful Classrooms. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Chicago, IL.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Developmentally Appropriate Early Literacy Practices. Presented at the DOE Kindergarten Professional Development Seminar, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Developmentally Appropriate Early Literacy Practices. Presented at the DOE Kindergarten Professional Development Seminar, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Integrating reading, writing, and oral language through children’s video production. Presented at the International Conference on Child and Language Development, Kyoto, Japan.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). The Junior Kindergarten Pilot Program Evaluation. Presented at the Presentation to the Hawaii Educational Policy Center, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Video Pen Pals: Interpreting children’s talk about their ethnicity. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., Ng, A., & Cox, C. (2004, Jan). Early Literacy Program Evaluation. Presented at the State of Hawaii School Readiness Summit, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2004, Jan). Developing, Validating, and Field Testing of Readiness Instruments. Presented at the Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2003, Jan). Persuasive Writing and Advertising: A Video Production Workshop. Presented at the Hawaii Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Showcase, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2003, Jan). Evaluating Preschool Literacy Programs. Presented at the Meeting of the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Lum, A. (2002, Jan). Student Video Production: Broadening the Boundaries of Literacy and Learning. Presented at the National Council for Teachers of English Annual Conference.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Pateman, M. E. (2002, Jan). Bringing Health Issues to Life through Literature Circles. Presented at the Third Annual Health Education Statewide Training Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., Feeney, S., & Brandt, B. (2002, Jan). Ready for What? A Study of the perceptions of School Readiness of Teachers, Caregivers, Administrators, and Parents in Hawaii. Presented at the Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, American Educational Research Association.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Tobin, J. (2002, Jan). Pleasure, Creativity, and the Carnivalesque in Children’s Video Production. Presented at the Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2002, Jan). Early Childhood Initiatives in Hawaii. Presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2001, Jan). Emergent Literacy Development: Investigating the Intersection between Culture, Community, and Curriculum in an Early Childhood School on Oahu. Presented at the Meeting of the National Council for Teachers of English, Baltimore, MD.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Pateman, M. E. (2001, Jan). Using Literature Circles to Bring Early Adolescent Health Issues to Life. Presented at the Hawaii Association for Middle Schools Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Feeney, S. (2001, Jan). Ready for Success in Kindergarten. Presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Feeney, S. (2001, Jan). Ready for What? A Study of the perceptions of School Readiness of Teachers, Caregivers, Administrators, and Parents in Hawaii. Presented at the National Association for the Education of Children Conference, Washington, D.C..   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2000, Jan). Local Girls in Hawaii Respond to the Baby-Sitters Club Books: Maintaining one’s own cultural identity when encountering difference in text. Presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Milwaukee, WI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2000, Jan). Student Video Production: an alternate authoring process. Presented at the Hawaii Council of Teachers of English Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Lum, A. (1999, Jan). “We don’t want no haole buttholes in Our stories” Local girls reading the Babysitter’s Club books in Hawaii. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Picard, T. (1998, Jan). An Experimental Approach to Integrating Mathematics and Literacy Instruction. Presented at the Hawaii Council for Teachers of Mathematics Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Picard, T. (1997, Jan). An Experimental Approach to Integrating Mathematics and Literacy Instruction. Presented at the Hawaii Educational Research Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (1995, Jan). Student Video Production as Sites of Pleasure Resistance in the Elementary School Classroom. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Jacobs, A. (1994, Jan). Kid Vid: Integrating Student Video Production into the Elementary School Curriculum. Presented at the Conference for Gifted and Talented.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (1994, Jan). Broken Promises: Problematic Issues of Kindergarten Assessment at School Entrance. Presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (1994, Jan). Video Production in the School Curriculum: Promise and Problems. Presented at the University of Hawaii, Symposium: Making a Place for Film and Video in Our Schools, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Tobin, J. (1993, Jan). Beyond Violence: the effects of the media on pre-schoolers. Presented at the Presentation at University Children's Center.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J. (1993, Jan). Broken Promises: ProblematicIssues of Kindergarten Assessment at School Entrance. Presented at the Hawaii Educational Research Association Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Tobin, J. (1993, Jan). Kid Vid: Integrating Student Video Production into the Elementary School Curriculum. Presented at the Meeting of the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Johnson, R. T. J. (1992, Jan). Intellectualizing Teaching. Presented at the Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Honolulu, HI.   Publication Details
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Grace, D. J., & DeBaryshe, B. (2006). Evaluating the Pilot Junior Kindergarten Program in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Educational Policy Center.   Publication Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Brandt, M. (2004). Development, Validation , and Field Testing of Hawaii Schools Ready for Children and Hawaii Children Ready for Schools Assessment Instruments. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Educational Policy Center.   Publication Details