A talk from Dr. Christina Dobbs, assistant professor in English Education at Boston University, whose research interests are in academic language development, specifically how students use academic language when writing persuasive essays, and in professional development for secondary teachers.
A talk from Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop, children’s literature scholar and Professor Emerita from The Ohio State University who originated the idea that books can serve as windows and/or mirrors for children. (Winner of the 2017 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement for her work related to African American children’s literature.)
In the kick-off for the fall 2017 Department of Teacher Education Faculty Colloquium series, join Associate Professor Django Paris as he discusses his new book: “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World.” Learn more about culturally sustaining pedagogies and the publication here. Light refreshments will be served prior to the… Read More »