Nuts & Bolts Webinar on Innovative Pedagogies: English Language Arts (ELA) and Critical Pedagogy

Dr. Aimee Myers
Assistant Director for Assessment and Accreditation and Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Texas Woman’s University

BranchED Nuts & Bolts Webinar: English Language Arts (ELA) and Critical Pedagogy with Dr. Aimée Myers.

When: Dec 1, 2021 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT

Presenters: Dr. Aimée Myers, Assistant Director for Assessment and Accreditation and Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Woman’s University

Abstract: The 2021-2022 Innovative Pedagogies Webinar Series will inspire participants to think about educational practice through lenses which center and humanize historically excluded learners. Our hope is that participants will walk away with an invigorated teaching philosophy and toolkits that revolutionize their practice. This webinar features Dr. Aimée Myers, who will discuss three approaches for revising your English Language Arts (ELA) curricula through a critical lens.

Audience: teacher education faculty, leadership, district personnel, in-service teachers and teacher candidates

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Dec 01 2021
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Aimée Myers

About the Speaker

Dr. Aimée Myers

Dr. Aimée Myers works at Texas Woman’s University where she serves as the Assistant Director for Assessment and Accreditation and as an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Myers teaches courses in the Department of Teacher Education and the Department of Multicultural Women’s and Gender Studies. Her teaching specializations include critical pedagogies, social justice, and inclusion. Previously, Dr. Myers had 15 years working in education, including working as aK-12 public-school teacher. After teaching, she served as a phase coordinator for the K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal. Through a federal grant her team supported high school students and teachers in a large underserved, urban-school district. Currently, Dr. Myers partners with the community by serving on a Title I Leadership Team that serves low-income elementary students, and she establishes experiential learning opportunities working with underserved students through the non-profit organization Communities in Schools North Texas. In her research, Dr. Myers focuses on culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies. She works to utilize social constructivist approaches with marginalized and underserved populations. Her current research project focuses on supporting critical literacy with refugee and immigrant K-12 students. Her work has been presented internationally and nationally. Most recently she shared her research at the International Conference on Urban Education, National Council of Teachers of English, and the National Association of Multicultural Educators. During her time at TWU, she has been awarded the Academic Assessment Faculty Fellowship and the Chancellor’s Research Fellowship. She is also a proud mom of three children and goes by the name “big momma” to her 5 year old granddaughter.

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