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The Art and Science of Teaching Personalized Learning in Literacy: Effective Pedagogical Strategies for African Males and English language learners through Evidence -based Whole Child Practices

 

Presenter: Dr. Anthony Green

 Description: The purpose of this session is to provide practitioners in education with a beginner's guide to a framework of "what is personalized learning", "how to personalize learning", and "examples of personalized learning “. The goal is to create a path of 100% literacy improvement through personalized learning as well as utilizing evidence-based whole child practices to increase students' voice and choice in English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) courses, particularly for black males and ELL male students.  Participants will examine a framework offered as a model of personalized learning around the who/what/where/why/when /how series of brief questions, which makes it more readable, shareable, and fun. This methodical, user-friendly guide will help educators so they can implement a dynamic fusion of art and science that results in exceptional teaching and outstanding student-centered achievement, while being mindful of social and emotional intelligence for vulnerable populations in the 21st century.

Bio: Anthony V. Green, Sr., Ed.D, is a native Houstonian where he attended public schools in the Houston ISD and Fort Bend ISD. In 1997, he attended Wiley College where he obtained a B.A. in English. Dr. Green went on to attend Oklahoma City University in 1997 where he attained a Masters’ Degree in Secondary Education. In 2003-2007, Dr. Green continued his education, pursued his dreams, and obtained his Doctorates Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas Southern University. Just to name a few, his research interests are in curriculum planning, development, design, implementation and evaluation, early prevention and intervention on aggression and antisocial behavior among African American males, juvenile prevention, social skills, mentorship, reentry, character education, etc. He has taught elementary and middle school age youth over 21 years and has an interesting and extensive background in the education arena. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at Texas Southern University teaching reading to future aspiring educators and practitioners in the education arena. His passion is working in the trenches for English Language Learners and literacy development. Just to name a few, Dr. Green has served on various Curriculum Committees, School Improvement Committees, presented at a plethora of seminars, workshops, and conferences at various educational levels, as well as for the State of Texas. Dr. Green is also the Founder and CEO of M.A.L.E, Inc. (Men Aspiring Leaders through Education), an organization that mentors inner-city, at-risk minority males, which seeks to empower, motivate, inspire, and teach leadership and social skills to some of the most economically and socially challenged males in the Houston area. His career experiences range from teaching at the local school level to research at the university level. Dr. Green is recognized as a community leader, a specialist in interpersonal skills, mentoring, reentry, youth leadership development, grant writing, service-learning, school-to-work programs, and curriculum design, planning, implementation, and evaluation. He has featured on radio talk shows, various newspapers, television (Ch.8 PBS), and on national media presentations regarding solutions to dropout rate, reentry programs, juvenile and veteran prevention, and early intervention. Dr. Green has been recognized for numerous awards as well as awarded over $500,000 in funding locally and nationally for mentorship and reentry programming. He is also respected as a keynote speaker for major national and state conferences and is a skilled workshop leader on numerous topics including mentorship, prevention and intervention and global leadership for colored and brown males. Sharing knowledge and experiences is his purpose in life and grooming future generational leaders from all walks in life to become healthy, productive law abiding citizens.

 

  • Title:  The Art and Science of Teaching Personalized Learning in Literacy: Effective Pedagogical Strategies for African Males and English language learners through Evidence -based Whole Child Practices

 

  • The purpose of this session is to provide practitioners in education with a beginner's guide to a framework of "what is personalized learning", "how to personalize learning", and "examples of personalized learning “. The goal is to create a path of 100% literacy improvement through personalized learning as well as utilizing evidence-based whole child practices to increase students' voice and choice in English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) courses, particularly for black males and ELL male students.  Participants will examine a framework offered as a model of personalized learning around the who/what/where/why/when /how series of brief questions, which makes it more readable, shareable, and fun. This methodical, user-friendly guide will help educators so they can implement a dynamic fusion of art and science that results in exceptional teaching and outstanding student-centered achievement, while being mindful of social and emotional intelligence for vulnerable populations in the 21st century.