Not only was the presentation a wonderful experience, but I was able to hang out and learn from some well-respected teachers throughout the state of Michigan and throughout the country. And as per usual, whenever Penny Kittle speaks, tears tend to flow and her morning keynote was no different. If Penny Kittle is speaking at a conference, you MUST listen. She is so inspiring.
Here is the slideshare of our presentation:
Students CAN Write: Changing the Narrative of a Deficit Model
And here is a Storify of the tweets I wanted to save from the conference:
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