Area educators and undergraduate students heard from nationally-renowned keynote speaker, Frank Serafini, and attend several sessions focused on trending topics in literacy at the 2010 Hot Topics in Literacy conference.
University of Wisconsin alumna Rebecca Strong ’10, is putting her elementary education degree into practice as a new second grade teacher at the American School Foundation of Guadalajara in Mexico.
Marguerite Parks, associate dean of the College of Education and Human Services, is a founding editor of The Journal for Understanding and Dismantling Privilege.
“Everyone is diverse. And the role of teachers is to learn how to teach all students who walk through the classroom door,” said Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy and Culture at the School of Education, University of Massachusetts.