What is “Changing the Language”? “Changing the Language” now available as a peer-reviewed article: TALE Yearbook, Vol. 5, Fall 2018 We are in a time period in which technology evolves so fast, that we feel as if we will never catch up. This definitely is an everlasting debate as it relates to education. If you are visiting this post, chances are you have attended one my sessions over the need to “change the language” in …Read More
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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
Update: Last week I received notification that unfortunately, they could not find a place for my presentation for the 2018 SXSW EDU event. It was disappointing, but I am glad that I was even in the conversation (being put on standby). Thank you to ALL who voted for my proposal, and those who encouraged me! However, don’t feel sorry for me. I am not finished with “Changing the Language”, as I also learned last week …Read More
I have recently submitted a proposal to present a Future 20 (20 minute) session at SXSW Edu (South by Southwest Edu) in Austin, Texas in March 2018. Part of the proposal process is done through crowd sourcing, and requires voters to vote “up” for my proposal.