Keynote – Belinda Dunnick Karge, Ph.D. – Concordia University Irvine & California State University, Fullerton

Watch, Listen, Participate, Learn: How To Facilitate Interactive Engagement

How to engage every student in diverse classrooms is a constant challenge for educators, especially during the past few pandemic years. This interactive session will provide the participants with research-based engagement strategies for supporting learning. Dr. Karge will engage educators as they learn how to differentiate and accommodate lessons to support every student in their classroom (e.g. K-12 or University students). Learn to assist your English Language Learners with academic conversations and support students with activities designed to encourage higher order thinking, depth of knowledge, socialization, emotional support and ultimately academic success. Learn simple formative assessments, ways to adapt curriculum, and effectively group students. Come join the fun and experience a few strategies you can use to enhance your own teaching.

During this session participants will:

  • Be introduced to eleven research-based engagement strategies
  • Learn to implement these strategies in online, hybrid or face-to-face learning situations
  • Learn to use simple formative assessments in a fun way


Dr. Belinda Karge is the Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction and a Professor of Doctoral Studies in the Educational Leadership Program at Concordia University Irvine as well as a Professor Emeritus from California State University, Fullerton. She taught at both the elementary and high school levels and served in various leadership roles in public education prior to moving to the university. Dr. Karge is an expert in research-based instructional strategies. She is the author of a series of articles and strategies on engagement. Her professional record demonstrates a consistent pattern of scholarly and creative activities including research, publications (three textbooks, five curriculum texts, six book chapters, several educational tools, over 140 articles). She has received a multitude of awards for her teaching and service to the profession. She was honored with the Council for Learning Disabilities Floyd Hudson Outstanding Service to the Field of Learning Disabilities National award and the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) service award. She is a sought-after presenter and coach who has made plentiful referred presentations to international, state, and local groups of school district employees and has keynoted conferences. She travels extensively as a consultant for the U. S. Department of State Office of Overseas Schools and is a member of the Exceptional Needs Advisory Committee for U. S. Overseas Schools.

2022 Clute International Academic Conferences Las Vegas
Belinda Karge Keynote 2022 Clute International Academic Conferences Las Vegas October 9-11, 2022