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Title: Exploring Benchmarks in Teacher Professional Identity

Time: 10:15 am

Room: MacDonald 13

Name: David Martin

Institution: Washington State University

Co-presenters (if any):

Type: Workshop (45 min)

Summary: As teachers we need to periodically look at how our experiences in and out of the classroom have impacted our teacher/professional lives. In this hybrid workshop, we will explore visual representations of six distinct teacher trajectories plus our own and discuss the professional value of such introspection.

Biography: David Martin has been in the teaching profession for over 20 years. He is currently teaching first-year composition classes at Washington State University. Over the years, he has served as an ESL teacher, student advisor, K-12 language arts teacher, and now as a first-year composition teacher. All of these experiences have played into his choice of Ph.D. research options (teacher identity trajectories). His continued research interests include investigations into student and teacher identities in transition and how these identities impact the classroom environment.

Topics addressed: Other

Intended audience: Higher Ed. Intensive English,K-12 Settings,Teacher Educators,Administrators,International Settings

Thematic track: Other


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