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Education Faculty Present at Tennessee Education Conferences

Education Professors Lauren Lunsford, Kate McGowan and David Williams presented “Using Treatment Integrity Checklists with Math Preservice Teachers” at Tennessee Council of Math Teachers in Cookeville, Tenn. on Sept. 21.  K-6 and secondary math education interns as well as intern graduates attended the conference.

Lunsford, Flynn-Hopper and McGowan also presented “Methods for Improving Literacy at the Secondary Level” at the Tennessee Council of Teachers of English on Sept. 27 at the Scarritt Bennett Center.  Also at the conference on Sept. 28, Lunsford, Bonnie-Smith Whitehouse (English), and Leslie Green, a teacher at Hillsboro High School presented “Strategies to Improve High School Students’ Writing Skills.” In addition, Flynn-Hopper, Lunsford, and McGowan (Education) presented a session entitled  “Improving Literacy in the Secondary Classroom.” This session was designed to assist middle and high school teachers in reaching students through a variety of research based strategies, engaging activities, and technology. Teachers throughout the state as well as Belmont University’s Education Interns attended the conference.