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NYS Reading Association Conference Features Three from Fisher

November 16, 2016

Dr. Joellen Maples, associate professor in Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education's Literacy Department, presented with two of her literacy master's candidates, Kathryn Hansen and Sarah Oescheger, at the New York State Reading Association Conference, held on Monday, Nov. 14.

Joellen Maples

Joellen Maples

They presented “Teaching Hot Topics in Young Adult Literature through Critical Literacy,” examining how to use critical literacy to teach hot topics such as racism, immigration, and sexual exploitation in the young adult novels, All American Boys, Seedfolks, and Dime.