A couple of months ago I began a YouTube Channel, that shares my professional knowledge and the resources and scholarly work that I have created.
The concept of “DREAM” (Diversity, Relevance, Engagement, Access, and Motivation) will be one of my next projects that I develop to encourage educators to implement into their reading and literacy instruction. A book, a series of presentations and/or webinars, and an online platform will be created to help educators learn to encourage at-home support, use diverse texts, popular culture and technology, and multi modal resources that empower students, and parents. According to a study by …Read More
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
Writing has always come pretty easy to me, but for many that is not the case. In fact, a couple of months ago, I was approached by a stranger in a public library (in another city) for help on writing an essay. I was pleased to help, and give a great foundation to this person. In about 10 minutes, I had them well on their way. I was recently asked to demonstrate how to teach …Read More