Teacher Talk: Tackling Challenging Texts
October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDTFree
In this session, we will examine components of published writing that students might label as “too hard” or “confusing." We also will discuss strategies that can be implemented to help students be successful when they encounter "difficult" texts.
Presenter: Chancy Smith
Chancy Smith, a College-Board-endorsed AP® English Language and Composition consultant, has been an educator for more than twenty-four years in Texas and has been teaching AP® English Language and Composition for almost a decade. She has participated in curriculum writing for sophomore English, junior English, and AP® Language and Composition, while also serving on multiple campus and district level support programs and presenting as part of campus and district level professional development. In addition to her teaching experience, she is a veteran AP® Language and Composition College Board Reader and served as a National Math and Science Initiative Consultant.