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Reflections from TALE 2018

On February 23-24, 2018, I had the pleasure of being in the Texas Panhandle to attend the Annual TALE (Texas Association for Literacy Education) Conference.  The conference took place at West Texas A & M University in Canyon, Texas.  I attended the conference representing TALE as a Board Member, and I was also able to present one of my most successful literacy sessions yet titled, “Changing the Language“.  

Teaching Students to L.O.V.E. Literacy

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

Literacy Summit Yearbook 2016 Publication

One of my first scholarly works as a professor has been published! I am pleased to share that my article, “Digital Minds: Writing Instruction for Students who HATE Writing” was published in Volume 2: October 2016 of the Literacy Summit Yearbook. This particular journal was put together by TALE (Texas Association for Literacy Education), and the Specialized Literacy Professionals organizations.

Literacy Summit 2016 Presentation

Title of Presentation: Digital Minds: Writing Instruction for Students Who HATE Writing Date: February 13th, 2016 Location: University of the Incarnate Word – San Antonio, TX I was honored to present at the 2016 Literacy Summit, Co-Sponsored by the Texas Association of Literacy Education (TALE), the Specialized Literacy Professionals, and the University of the Incarnate Word.  The theme for the conference was titled, “Celebrating 20 years of What’s Hot”.  I’m always grateful to share my …Read More

NAME Conference 2015- R.A.P. Literacy Learning

Name of Presentation: R.A.P. Literacy Learning Date: 10/3/15 Location: New Orleans, LA at the 25th Annual NAME International Conference There are three main objectives of this presentation: To present and address causes of learning gaps in literacy of students who are often considered underperforming. To present engaging ways that educators can adapt their literacy learning environment to be more relevant to a variety of student populations and academic levels. To present innovative, creative, yet easy …Read More

San Jacinto College Literacy Institute 2015 (Updated)

I will be presenting at the San Jacinto College Literacy Institute on Thursday, July 30, 2015 (PLEASE NOTE: MY PRESENTATION DATE HAS CHANGED– it is now a day earlier than I previously posted). My presentation will be titled, “Reflective Writing for Students who HATE Writing”. This presentation will use reflective writing and journaling tasks designed to improve students’ writing skills in a manner that is engaging and builds confidence in writing. Writing Prompts which can be …Read More

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