Presentations

Adapted literacy environments for twenty-first century Learners, 70th Anniversary Conference, 18th Nordic Conference on Literacy, 21st European Conference on Literacy, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2019

Beta-Testing Online Second Language Learning with End-Users, 22nd Annual NCOLCTL Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2019

Content Creation Calibration for Blended Learning: Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE), Virginia Beach, VA, 2018

Using Flipgrid to Give Every Student a Super Power – Their own voice: Virginia Society for Technology in Education (VSTE), Roanoke, VA, 2017

Virginia State Reading Association (VSRA) International Projects: Touching the lives of teachers and students around the world, Roanoke, VA, 2017

Examining Digital Literacies in Various Contexts: From the U.S. to Kenya: 2nd Annual Convention of the International Literacy Association, (ILA) formally known as the International Reading Association (IRA), Boston, MA, 2016

Hexagonal Learning – Six sides of deep understanding and student interactions with each other and the content, 3rd Baltic/17th Nordic Literacy Conference, Turku/Åbo, Finland, 2016

Enhancing Graduate Reading Clinics with Family Literacy Principles and the Common Core State Standards: 1st Annual Convention of the International Literacy Association, (ILA) formally known as the International Reading Association (IRA), St. Louis. MO, 2015

Attitudes of Undergraduate Learners towards African Languages in the United States: International Conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century, Institute of African Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, 2014

Helping Pre-service Teachers use Literacy Strategies for Informational text: 59th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association (IRA), New Orleans, LA, 2014

The Authentic Literacy Model: 8th Pan-African Reading for All Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, 2013

The Art of Close Reading: State of Maryland International Reading Association Council (SoMIRAC) Annual Convention, Hunt Valley, MD, 2013

The Authentic Literacy Model: 16th Nordic Reading Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, 2012

Social and Cultural Practices Influencing Literacy Learning in Cuba: 57th Annual Convention of the International Reading Association (IRA), Chicago, IL, 2012

Powerful Texts: Building Student Identity, Agency and Literacy through Enabling Historical Texts: Annual Conference of the National Council of Social Studies Teachers, Washington DC, 2011

The contribution of children’s books to language, social/emotional, and literacy development: 17th European Conference on Reading, Mons, Belgium, 2011

The contribution of children’s books to language, social/emotional, and literacy development: 7th Pan-African Reading for All Conference, Gaborone, Botswana, 2011

Professional Development for Literacy – An Individual Reflection from a Global Perspective: International Reading Association’s World Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010

Using simulations in online learning: Association for the Advancement in Computer Education, Vancouver, Canada, 2009

Education for Sustainable Development: 6th Pan-African Reading for All Conference, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 2009

Targeted Intervention: Maryland Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Towson, MD, 2007

Five Essential Reading Components: Grace Episcopal Church – Day School, Washington, DC, 2005

Enhancing Vocabulary Instruction: Baltimore City Elementary School Teachers, Baltimore, MD, 2003

Essential Reading Skills for Secondary Students: Prince George’s Community College South African Teacher Training Institute: Greenbelt, MD, 2003

Education and Poverty: Book Bridge Project: Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD, 2003

Teaching, Learning, and Student Support: Atlantic Regional Conference, Newton, NJ, 2002

Making your job easier with technology: Maryland Instructional Computer Coordinator Association (MICCA): Baltimore MD, 2002

Using Technology with Dyslexic Students: Maryland Instructional Computer Coordinator Association (MICCA): Baltimore, MD, 2001

Digital Portfolios: Power Up Technology Conference, Prince George’s County Public Schools; Prince George’s County, MD, 2000

Activities with Children’s Literature: Spring Festival of Children’s Literature Conference in Frostburg, MD, 1999

Portfolio Instruction: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) conference in San Fransisco, CA, 1999

Poetry for Second Language Learners: Washington Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (WATESOL) conference in Washington, DC, 1998

Portfolio Instruction: Teaching for Intelligence conference in New York, NY, 1998

A Safety Net: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) conference in San Antonio, TX, 1998

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