Session 1, Workshop 1: Let’s All Get Woke: Engaging Students in Conversations About Race, K-8

Shawna Coppola, Aeriale Johnson, & Kathy Collins

 

 

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Shawna Coppola is a member of The Educator Collaborative network.  Read her full bio here or request her for consulting or a speaking engagement. 

Shawna Coppola is an expert in child and young-adult literacy, including in practices that support a diversity of writing types and young writers.  An educator for almost two decades, Shawna has worked both as a middle school language arts teacher (6-8) as well as a literacy specialist/coach (K-6). For the majority of that time, she has taught in multiage classrooms and is effective at engaging learners of all ages in reading, writing, speaking, viewing, and listening experiences. As someone who believes in neurodiversity, she is a fierce advocate for all students–in particular, for those who may not fit the profile of a “typical” learner. In addition to working with students, Shawna has led courses and workshops for educators through the University of New Hampshire’s NH Literacy Institutes as well as their Professional Development and Training program.  Shawna is the author of Renew! Become a Better-and More Authentic–Writing Teacher as well as a number of pieces that have been featured in Literacy TodayThe Reading TeacherEducation WeekThe Nerdy Book Club blog, and others.

Aeriale Johnson is a Kindergarten teacher at Washington Elementary School in San Jose, CA.  An educator of 19 years, Aeriale has taught in districts across the United states from Florida to Alaska to California and has served at nearly every level of public education.  You can follow her on Twitter @arcticisleteach.   

 

Kathy Collins is coauthor with Matt Glover of the Heinemann title I Am Reading. Kathy is the beloved author of Growing Readers as well as Reading for Real. She presents at conferences and works in schools all over the world to support teachers in developing high-quality, effective literacy instruction in the elementary school grades. Kathy has worked closely with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University, and she was a first grade teacher in Brooklyn, New York.

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