Dr. K. Childs has once again shared “Changing the Language: Using Social Media and Popular Culture to Teach Traditional Literacy Skills” with another eager audience at the Bill Martin Jr Symposium, organized by the Curriculum and Instruction Department (College of Education and Human Services) at Texas A & M University-Commerce.
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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“.
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
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