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Good News: TALE Board Election Results

The TALE Board election ended,  and I am happy to announce my election to the Texas Association for Literacy Education!   It is such an honor, and I am elated that such seasoned and respected literacy professionals from across the state see me as a great representative to be a leader within the organization.  

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.

End of Semester Reflection- Spring 2016

Another semester is in the books, and as usual, it is bittersweet. I enjoy teaching college students–as I admire their passion, dedication, and new outlooks and perspectives on life. However, coming from a K-12 background for 11 years, it is difficult to only have the students for 16 weeks, and then they are on to the next phase in their college career. It has been a busy semester…I taught a full course load (though still …Read More

Reflections from the 2016 Literacy Summit

On February 12th and 13th, I was able to attend the Literacy Summit at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas.  This conference was co-sponsored by TALE (Texas Association of Literacy Education),the University of the Incarnate Word, and the Specialized Literacy Professionals.  It was one the the most well organized and productive conferences that I have attended to date.  I enjoyed being able to be in an environment in which it truly …Read More

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

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