Susan Henson has taught all levels of high school English, including honors and college-level classes. Both an SAT essay reader and Advanced Placement Language table leader for the AP reading, Susan specializes in teaching advanced rhetoric to high school students. She has also served as a founding member of a campus vertical alignment team, as an English department chair, and as a member of a core curriculum development team. Susan currently teaches Advanced Placement Language to 11th grade students at Glenda Dawson High School in Pearland, Texas..
Lessons are focused on student centered learning, with an emphasis on real world writing scenarios and intensive self-assessment.
Susan Henson regularly delivers presentations on the teaching of English and the use of technology in the classroom setting at local, state, and national conferences. For example, she presented the session, "Using Google Apps to Facilitate Collaborative Learning” at the 2013 Center for English Leadership (CEL) Convention. Most recently (2016), she presented a two-part module, “The Flipped Classroom,” at her district to literacy teachers. Susan has established and directed two secondary writing centers and was the founding faculty sponsor of a campus student art and writing magazine. In addition to her current work as a classroom teacher, Susan has also directed an academic advancement center and facilitated student and teacher publications and collaborative projects.
B.A. in Humanities M.Ed. in Curriculum and Technology
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