Writing is a form of expression. In educational settings, too often the curriculum leaves writing assignments up to the ELAR/ELA/Literacy teacher. This narrative needs to change. Good teaching and effective, inclusive lessons should span across subject areas. If you are visiting this page, you have either recently attended one of my presentations or are just curious about math and literacy cross-curricular connections. Please view the resources below, as well as visit my previous presentation that …Read More
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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
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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