K-12 Literacy Conference

F2020Session 3: Entry Points Into Students’ Lives: Re-centering the Learner in the Learning, K-8

Towanda Harris

☟⬇︎ Watch here on Sept. 19th ⬇︎☟

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Today’s Gathering has pre-recorded sessions (to allow greater flexibility for presenters and tech hosts during the pandemic).
This means:
  • Keep your eye on the time! You will see the session from the live in progress.  All sessions will be viewable from our website after today’s event, so come on back and check out other sessions you may have missed.
  • Tweet with #TheEdCollabGathering. Presenters are looking forward to connecting!


[su_row]Towanda Harris is a member of The Educator Collaborative network.  Read her full bio here or request her for consulting or a speaking engagement. 

Dr. Towanda Harris is an expert in educational leadership and child and adolescent literacy, including a focus on rigorous instructional planning.

Her teaching, writing, and research support educators in examining instructional resources and practices through a critical lens that helps teachers match their understanding of their student’s needs to their individual goals. Her passion to elevate teachers’ voices through her podcast, “My Two Cents”, provides a space for a community of educators to share their personal stories with each other.

Towanda is the author of The Right Tools: A Guide to Selecting, Evaluating, and Implementing Classroom Resources and Practices. Her experience ranges from a classroom teacher, staff developer, literacy content specialist, and an instructional coach. Currently an Instructional Leadership Coordinator and an adjunct professor of reading and writing in Atlanta, Georgia, she brings years of experience to the education world. As a member of the #G2Great Twitter Chat team of educators, Towanda enjoys engaging in meaningful dialogue that challenges education and centers students in the process. Follow her on Twitter @drtharris. [/su_row]

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