Meet Keith Denslow, Drama, Debate, Humanities Teacher


What’s your first and last name?

  • Keith Denslow

What do you teach / what is your ‘title’ at school?

  • Drama, Debate, Humanities Teacher

How are you involved in education?

  • Here is my current bio from my online class sections:Keith Denslow is drama and debate teacher at Skiatook High School and an adjunct instructor for Roger State University. Keith has over 20 years teaching experience in a variety of settings including coaching debate at the University of Nebraska, teaching in both public and private high schools in Oklahoma, and at Bacone College. He has taught Public Speaking for Rogers State University for over 13 years on the main campus, at the Bartlesville campus, the Pryor campus and online. He is a native of Ada, Oklahoma and attended East Central University for undergraduate degrees in Business Administration and Speech Communication. He holds a Master’s degree in Communication from the University of Oklahoma. He received the Outstanding Speech, Debate, and Theater Educator Award from the National Federation of High School Speech, Debate, & Theatre Association in 2012. Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communication Association awarded him the Outstanding Speech Educator Award in 2007. Keith has also received the Carolyn Crowley Award from the International Listening Association for teaching listening skills, the Outstanding Young Speech Teacher Award from the Central States Communication Association, and a Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholarship to Japan.

What does your ideal school or classroom look like?

  • Lately, I am interested in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environments combined with Smartboard presentation technology and soundfield audio, using direct response survey and testing.My ideal school would be one where fine arts and creativity are of equal value to other subjects in the curriculum.

If you were to lead a session at Edcamp, what would it be about?

  • A discussion session about:
    What is the future of education?Or a session on:
    How our technology changes how we communicate

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