Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)Brooks, K., & Thurston, L. (in press). English language learner academic engagement and instructional grouping configurations. American Secondary Education.
Brooks, K., Adams, S., & Morita-Mullaney, T. (2010). Creating inclusive learning communities for ELL students: Transforming school principals' perspectives. Theory into Practice, 49(2), 145-151.
Brooks, K., & Karathanos, K. (2009). Building on the cultural and linguistic capital of English learner (EL) students. Multicultural Education, 16(4), 47-51.
Brooks, K., & Robillard, M. (2009). English language learners and K-12 literacy instruction: Theory and practice. INTESOL Journal, 6(1), 23-33.
Brooks, K. (2003). Faculty consensus leads to creative solutions. Journal of School Improvement, 3(1).
Brooks, K., & Robillard, M. (2010, February). Inviting Bilingual Students and Their Classmates into Critical Literacy. Presented at National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Denver, CO.
Karathanos, K., Mena, D., & Brooks, K. (2009, February). Providing Instructional Feedback to English Learner Student Writers. Presented at National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Austin, Texas.
Brooks, K. & Adams, S. (2009, February). Learning from Each Other: Critical Conversations to Promote Equity for Bilingual Students. Presented at National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). Austin, Texas.
Brooks, K. (2007, June). Teacher Critical Self Reflection for Changing Societies. Presented at International Society of Teacher Educators (ISTE). Stirling Scotland, UK.
Brooks, K. & Karathanos, K. (2007, February). But I Don't Speak Their Languages: L1 in Content Area Classes. Presented at National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE). San Jose, California.
Upton, T., & Brooks, K. (2006, March). Experiencing the Challenge of Second Language Reading. Presented at Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Tampa, FL.
Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)ED228: Literacy Instruction within Middle School
ED398: ELLs and Their Cultural Contexts
ED429: Reading in Secondary Schools
ED465: Second Language Acquisition and Assessment
ED497: Inclusive Schools for ELLs
ED498: Theory and Practice in English as a New Language
ED503: Finding Meaning through Reading and Responding with ELL Students
ED503: Finding Our Voices: A Critical Literacy Workshop for Teachers of ELL Students
ED503: Assessing and Supporting ELL Students
ED600: Inclusive Schools for ELLs
ED600: Integrated Instruction for ELLs
Grants and Other Funded Projects
U.S. Department of Education 2007-2013. Title III National Professional Development Grant #195N070236. Project Alianza. $1.28 million.
Butler University, 2010-2011. Butler Awards Committee grant proposal to fund research on the developmental writing processes of ELL students in grades 1-8. $5,000.
Butler University, 2009-2011. Proposal funded for 2-years for staff English as a second language classes and Spanish-English conversation partner program. $15,000.