Dr. Kang has taught at the K-6 grade levels and worked as a reading specialist and enrichment teacher. She is an assistant professor of elementary literacy and teaches various literacy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels and her research explores culturally sustaining pedagogies, teacher identity, critical literacies, and social justice oriented teacher education, specifically in writing. Dr. Kang is the founder of the Civic Engagement Cohort that highlights issues of community, diversity, and assets-based pedagogies that is housed in Champaign, IL.
224.002Developing Readers Through Writing
205.009Elementary Education Clinical I
204.006Elementary Education: Practices & Issues
208.006Reading and Language Development
Critical reading and writing workshops, Digital literacies, Teachers as Writers, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies, Multicultural Education, Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice
Critical Teacher Education, Critical Literacies, Negotiation of Curriculum, Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies, Teachers as Writers, Teacher Identity, Professional Development in Writing, Civic Engagement, Community Mapping