I have FINALLY created a channel on YouTube. I plan to share teaching tips, my educational perspectives, and discuss current best practices in literacy education. As a huge advocate for social justice and equity in education, I will also
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“Locking In” Using Differentiation Differentiating instruction is an act of education that is complicated, but yet simple at the same time. It is complicated, because it requires a substantial amount of commitment to meeting the learning needs and styles of students, as well as paying attention to small details within your instructional practices. Although difficult, I have made it a point in my teaching practice that my students walk away with a personalized experience, and …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
Spring 2017 semester is over, and I just completed my first year as a four-year university professor (as I previously worked at a two-year college). I am so thankful for the opportunity to grow in a different area of my education career, and so honored to be able to mentor and guide future teachers.
The busiest semester that I have ever had teaching college courses, recently came to an end. I had a heavy course load this time around, it was a test at times, and I really had to find a balance in my personal life and career. However, it was a welcomed challenge. I taught several course sections, with a fine group of students in GUST 305 (College Student Success) and INRW 0301 (Integrated Reading and Writing). …Read More