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  • photoDonna 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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    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.   Details
    • Book Chapters

    • Grace, D. J., & Nowak, R. (2014). 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.   Details
    • Journal Articles

    • Grace, D. J., & Picard, A. (2013). An Experimental Approach to Integrating Mathematics and Literacy Methods Courses. Action in Teacher Education, 23(1), 29-36.   Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Serna, A. K. (2013). Early childhood education and care for Native Hawaiian children in Hawai‘i: a brief history. Early Child Development and Care, 183(2), 308-320.   Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Henward, A. (2013). Investigating young children's talk about the media. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 14(2), 138.   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.   Details
    • Grace, D. J., & Nowak, R. (2009). Hawaii as a Melting Pot: Exploring the myth. In the Spirit of Ubuntu: Stories of Teaching and Research, , 165-182.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2008). Interpreting children's constructions of their ethnicity. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9(2), 131.   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.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2005). Media Literacy in Hawaii’s Schools. Educational Perspectives, 38(2), 3-5.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2005). Media Literacy: What, why and how?. Educational Perspectives, 38(1), 5-8.   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.   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.   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.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2003). Gender, power and pleasure: Integrating student video production into the elementary literacy curriculum. Curriculum Perspectives, 23(1), 21-27.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Details
    • Presentations

    • 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.   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..   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Developmentally Appropriate Early Literacy Practices. Presented at the DOE Kindergarten Professional Development Seminar, Honolulu, HI.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). Developmentally Appropriate Early Literacy Practices. Presented at the DOE Kindergarten Professional Development Seminar, Honolulu, HI.   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.   Details
    • Grace, D. J. (2006, Jan). The Junior Kindergarten Pilot Program Evaluation. Presented at the Presentation to the Hawaii Educational Policy Center, Honolulu, HI.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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..   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   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.   Details
    • Research / Evaluation Reports

    • Grace, D. J., & DeBaryshe, B. (2006). Evaluating the Pilot Junior Kindergarten Program in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Educational Policy Center.   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.   Details