Resume

2017

National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference [Power Session]:              Yo Recuerdo: Bridging the Past and Present Through Oral History

National Association for Multicultural Education Annual Conference: Yo Recuerdo: Bridging the Past and Present Through Oral History

American Educational Research Association Annual Conference [Paper Presentation]: Why the Social Studies Needs Her Poets

Bagwell, L. & Blevins, B. (2017). Raising your voice: Engaging the social studies through spoken word poetry. In Grant, S. G., Lee, J., & Swan, K. (Eds), Teaching social studies: A methods book for methods teachers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Co-published with C-3 Teachers.

Bagwell, L., LeCompte K., & Blevins, B., (In Press) Writing with Spoken Word Poetry: The Power of the Pen in Classrooms. In Purdum-Cassidy, B. & Scott, L. (Eds), Teaching Literacy in Urban Schools: Lessons from the Field. Lanham, MD: Rodman & Littlefield

2016

National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference [Poster Presentation]:       Why the Social Studies Needs Her Poets

National Association for Multicultural Education National Conference: Workshop Facilitator

What If? Magazine Featured Poet [November Issue]

Mental Health America of Greater Dallas Prism Awards: Performer

Dallas Museum of Art Late Night Talk: The Scoop on Summer-Powered By: Pecha Kucha

CUPSI Workshop Facilitator: Our Poetic World: Spoken Word for Social Change

Texas Chapter Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education Presenter

2015

TEDxSMUKids 2015 Speaker

National Council for the Social Studies Conference [Poster Presentation]

Raising Your Voice in Class: Spoken Word for Social Change

Performed at Dallas Women’s Foundation’s Best Self: A Gender in Media Event

NEXUS Recovery Center Guest Speaker

Baylor TAIR Workshop Facilitator

Baylor University Health and Science Class Guest Lecturer

2012

Member of DFW Brave New Voices Team

Waco Cultural Arts Festival Slam Champion

Power of One Entertainment Spoken Word Artist

2011

Highland Park High School Literary Festival-Keynote Speaker [poetry]

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