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Kelly Brooksher - Georgia Southern University. Statesboro, GA, US

Kelly Brooksher Kelly Brooksher

Assistant Professor | Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA, UNITED STATES

Kelly Brooksher researches special education.

Areas of Expertise (5)

Co-Teaching Models Assessment Special Education Grading Course Rigor

Education (4)

Samford University: Education Leadership, Ed.D. 2009

Lincoln Memorial University: Ed.S., Educational Leadership 2003

Clemson University: M.Ed., Special Education 1998

Clemson University: B.S., Elementary Education 1996

Affiliations (6)

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Georgia Association of Teacher Education (GATE)
  • Council for Exceptional Children
  • Teacher Education Division

Event Appearances (5)

2018 meta-analysis on co-teaching: A report from the data

2018 Council for Exceptional Children – Teacher Education Division Conference  Las Vegas, NV

Data on co-teaching: Sharing multi-state research and continuous improvement models

2018 Council for Exceptional Children Conference  Tampa, FL

The impact of deliberate practice of high leverage practices in a mixed reality environment on the pedagogical skills of preservice teachers

2017 Council for Exceptional Children – Teacher Education Division Conference  Savannah, GA

What’s Really Going On? A Multi-State Study on Fidelity to Co-Teaching

2017 Council for Exceptional Children  Boston, MA

Impact & Innovations: Growing the PDS model one school at a time

Presentation at the National Professional Development School Conference  Washington, DC

Research Grants (4)

Co-Teaching Fundamentals

Teaching & Learning Grant 

Brooksher, K. S. & Serianni, B. A.

TeachLive: A virtual classroom for teacher education

Provost’s RFP for Year End Funding 

Serianni, B. A. & Brooksher, K. S.

Evaluating co-teaching in the classroom: A nationwide validation study of the Co-Teaching Observation System

Research & Scholarship Grant 

Serianni, B. A. & Brooksher, K. S.

Participation of Students with Disabilities in STEM Extracurricular Activities

Georgia Southern University, College of Education 

Brooksher, K. S., & Fisher, K.

Articles (3)

Rigor Demystified, Now What?: Applying & Aligning Webb’s Depth of Knowledge to Literacy & Math Instruction National Youth-At-Risk Conference

B Serianni, K Brooksher

2016

Further exploration into the mandates that require an increase in academic rigor within classrooms to ultimately prepare all students to be college and career ready. After acquiring the foundational skills of understanding rigor, building rigor into their instruction, and applying the four levels of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge. Rigor Demystified, Now What?: Applying & Aligning Webb’s Depth of Knowledge to Literacy & Math Instruction will address these issues specifically in the content areas of literacy and mathematics.

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Demystifying Rigor: Dissecting Webb’s Depth of Knowledge for the Classroom National Youth-At-Risk Conference

K Brooksher, B Serianni

2016

Mandates to prepare all students to be college and career ready require an increase in academic rigor in today’s classrooms. It is critical that educators understand rigor, how to build rigor into their instruction, and how to apply the four levels of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge to deepen students’ knowledge. Demystifying Rigor: Dissecting Webb’s Depth of Knowledge for the Classroom will address these issues and provide practical tips for increasing rigor for reluctant and below grade level learners.

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Rigor & Common Core - Who Could Ask for More? Georgia Educational Research Association

K Brooksher

2014

During the session, there will be a brief overview of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) and how one may utilize the DOK wheel to optimize learning. The session will then analyze the teacher’s and students’ roles at each DOK Level. Next the session will move into interpreting state standards to ensure that teachers provide students learning opportunities at the correct thinking level. Then participants will participate in an activity where they will read a state standard and then create an aligned activity. Lastly, participants will engage in a discussion about differentiation and the use of Webb’s Depth of Knowledge.

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