Dr. Talithia Williams: Spotting & Affirming Latent Ability in Students

While affirmation is valuable no matter the source, plenary speaker Dr. Talithia Williams says it carries even greater significance when educators validate students who may not yet see their own potential.
Watch Dr. Talithia Williams reflect on Mr. Dorman’s validation of her own talent in math.

Dr. Talithia Williams is a big data expert, a math professor and host of NOVA Wonders. Her Ted Talk called “Own Your Body’s Data” has been viewed more than 1.8 million times. She will present a plenary session entitled Becoming an Agent of Change for Inclusive Education at the Innovative Teaching Strategies Conference in Atlanta in June. She will also present a keynote session.