Lauren Ingraham is Professor of English at The University of Tennessee in Chattanooga, where she teaches writing pedagogy to pre-service teachers, as well as courses in grant writing, first-year composition, and composition theory. Since 2010, she has served as a member of Tennessee’s Higher Education Leadership Team for the PARCC Consortium. She enjoys working with middle school, high school, and college-based audiences on literacy-based curricular reform, literacy preparedness for college and career, and integrating nonfiction reading and writing into the curriculum, especially in the context of the Common Core State Standards and upcoming PARCC assessments.
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- Content literacy instruction in response to the Common Core State Standards
- Integrating scientific and technical texts with ELA instruction to support CCSS
- Nonfiction reading and writing
- System-wide reform of literacy instruction
- Writing teacher preparation
- Reading and writing instruction for college and career readiness
- Writing’s role in college or university
- Literacy curriculum alignment 5-12 and 5-16
Recent Workshop and Presentation Topics
- Learning Science Through Writing
- Preparing for the PARCC Assessments
- Developing Expert Teachers and Readers of Nonfiction Texts: Print, Visual, and Digital
- Improving Content Knowledge and STEM-Related Literacy in Middle and High School Science Classes
- Content Literacy in the Common Core
- Using Portfolios to Facilitate Standards-Embedded Assessment
- Using Nonfiction to Build Critical Literacy
- Community Engagement, Public Writing, and Philanthropy
- K-16 Collaboration to Improve Students’ Reading and Writing Abilities
- Working Together to Create Seamless Secondary/Post-secondary Writing Instruction