Voting is open until 8/30 on South by Southwest Edu’s Panelpicker wesbite, and I have submitted a proposal for my presentation, Changing the Language #SocialMedia Matters. Session Description The session will share ways to incorporate social media, technology, and popular culture into traditional literacy learning assignments. Outside of the classroom, students are using the skills taught, but many are unable to connect their learning. The presenter/speaker will work collaboratively with the audience via technology/poll (app) …Read More
Teaching Students to L.O.V.E. Literacy
If you are visiting this website, you have probably attended one of my sessions or workshops “Teaching Students to L.O.V.E. Literacy”. During this session, I spoke of ways to get educators, parents, and advocates of literacy involved in the process of building student literacy skills in non-traditional formats. This session had techniques and discussion that is applicable to nearly any age group, and seeks to help empower those who want to put some creativity into …Read More
Preparing for College Now: Don’t Wait Until Senior Year
Introduction From the first time I heard of the word “college”, I was always curious about it. I always had the intention of attending college (as I love to learn new things), but there was never a “plan” developed as a family for me to attend. My plan was to go to college at home one year, and then transfer to another school the next. I knew that I wanted to be a teacher, and that …Read More
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