Awhile back, I shared via social media my excitement to be traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii in 2019 to attend the Hawaii International Conference on Education. I will be presenting not one, but TWO workshop sessions!
Tag Archives: Dr. K.Childs
Looking back at artifacts from when I was in my K-8 years, I remembered fearlessness, exploration, and a level of confidence that I didn’t know I had at the time. I’d love to share more… A couple of weeks ago, I was looking through file cabinets, as I was searching for a document that was needed for income tax purposes, and I stumbled across a folder that contained my old end of the year testing …Read More
What is my “Two-Cents” I recently began a new journey of putting more creative and helpful instructional tips related to literacy and the classroom environment on my social media accounts (as I have a small, but growing network of teachers that I interact with online).
Statement: I am searching for a faculty home to use my enthusiasm, classroom management, and engagement to share my innovative teaching practices in reading/literacy, expertise in reading for diverse populations, and culturally responsive teaching practices. I am a first-generation college student, turned professor, ready to dedicate my time and share my experiences to commit to scholarship, teaching, and service to a university that is devoted to student success, and development.
A post shared by Dr. K. Childs (@doctorkchilds) on Nov 19, 2017 at 9:37am PST When I began my Doctoral pursuit in August 2008, my very first semester highlights included balancing teaching full-time and going to school full-time, as well as dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. During Ike, my home suffered minor damages (lost fence, and a large uprooted tree missed my house by inches), and I was without power for twelve days. …Read More
Recently, I took a leap of faith–as I am seeking to be more active in educational policies and educational rights for students, parents, and of course, teachers. I put in my nomination to be a part of the TALE (Texas Association for Literacy Education) Board. Please read a portion of my submitted background and vision for TALE (below). Also, feel free to click on the provided links for more information. If you are a …Read More