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About Dr. K. Childs

EDUCATOR

Dr. Childs has taught in public schools in Kansas and Texas for fifteen years.  She has served in various capacities as a tutor and paraprofessional in the K-6 setting, and she has been a teacher in grade levels 4-6.  Dr. Childs has taught all subjects, but her specialty area is English Language Arts and Reading.  She is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at San Jacinto College (South) in Houston, Texas.  Working in an ESL setting has allowed her to have exposure to a variety of ethnic backgrounds and experience with students that have spoken over twelve different languages throughout her career.  Dr. Childs takes pride in making learning relevant and meaningful for students.

 

WRITER

Passionate about writing, Dr. Childs has been a contributor to the Kansas Journal of Reading, a part of the Flint Hills Writing Projects, and taken part in poetry writing competitions, and written song lyrics.  She often feels writing is the true expression of her feelings, and a gift of expression that captures time.  She seeks to contribute to educational blogs, and education lesson planning websites for future collaborations.

 

29 Days to L.O.V.E. Literacy

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CONSULTANT

Dr. Childs has served as a consultant for the Alief Independent School District, and various organizations and families.  She will further this area of her career by opening communication between veteran teachers and beginner teachers though a future business venture.

 

SPEAKER

Dr. Childs has spoken at various Local, State and National conferences in the areas of education and reading, diversity, and differentiation of curriculum.  Her “Not the Book Again” presentation focuses on parent and student connections to learning skills at home.  She is available to speak for concurrent sessions at conferences, or willing to serve on educational panels.

 

 

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Blog

Spring 2019- New, Newer, Newest…

Hawaii International Conference on EducationWe made it to the top!Le ‘Ahi aka Diamond HeadHilton Hawaiian Village- HICE ConferenceDr. K. Childs Presenting in HawaiiTAMUC ColleguesTALE 2019TAMUC- Corsicana Resident, now graduateNew Teachers of the Year (Former Students)Former Student, Now TSU GraduateTAMUC- Corsicana Resident, now graduate

This is has been one of the most challenging, yet most rewarding periods in my entire life and career in education. I had so many new starts and new beginnings. A new city, new position, new home–you get the point, everything was new. Thankfully, despite family emergencies and relocating after being in the same place for 15 years, there were many opportunities to grow career wise and personally.

Hawaii International Conference on Education: I was able to present TWO sessions to educators from all over the world. It was a great career milestone to share my perspectives, as well as learn from others. In addition to presenting research in progress, I literally began the year by hiking up a mountain– Le’ Ahi (aka Diamond Head) in my “happy place” Hawaii. Long ago, I was athletic, and this would not have been an issue then, but physically and mentally this was one of the

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D.R.E.A.M. Literacy Presentation

Title: D.R.E.A.M Literacy: Enhancing the literacy experience for diverse populations

Presented at: 2019 TALE Annual Conference (Plans to develop into a Web Series and publication)

Intended Audience: K-12 or General

Keywords: Diverse Populations, Literacy, Engagement

This presentation delves into five sections that will

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VISION next prev

  • I BELIEVE...What makes me different from everyone else is that I put myself in my students’shoes.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • I BELIEVE...My students should see living examples as to how they can achieve—despite obstacles.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • I BELIEVE...My students need relevant curriculum applicable to their lives in order to be successful.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • I BELIEVE…I’m in education to show my students the power of education beyond the classroom.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • I BELIEVE…My job is important, and as a teacher, I have more to learn.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • I BELIEVE…It takes a SPECIAL person to be an educator.

    Dr. K. Childs

  • MY VISION…To keep students first, and make an impact-- as they are the ones who will lead in the future.

    Dr. K. Childs

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