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Department of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Christine Woodcock has authored a new e-book for teachers, titled Uniting the Science of Reading and Balanced Literacy With Social Justice. She also served as an author for the newly released edited textbook, titled Handbook of Research on Learner-Centered Approaches to Teaching in an Age of Transformational Change.
In response to the current high demand for well-prepared educators, Medaille has developed education programs that make it as quick and easy as possible for prospective teachers to navigate the steps toward certification requirements in New York State or Ontario.
The Department of Education Reading Center has partnered with the SPCA Serving Erie County and its Tale for Two Summer Reading Program. Led by Assistant Professor Dr. Christine Woodcock, students in the M.S.Ed. literacy education program have been tutoring children (ages 6-14) at the Reading Center this summer, and each morning, the children have gotten to read books to animals at the SPCA via Zoom.
Program Director for Literacy Education Dr. Jennifer Reichenberg spoke at the New York State Reading Association’s Annual Conference in Albany, New York, discussing how Medaille is implementing the International Literacy Association’s revised standards for the preparation of literacy professionals in the College’s M.S.Ed. in literacy program.
Literacy Education Program Director Dr. Jennifer Reichenberg recently collaborated to publish an article entitled “'When Your Lesson is Bombing': The Mediation of Perplexity in the Development of a Reflective Stance Toward Teaching” in the Teaching and Teacher Education journal.
The fourth episode of “Q Me In,” a radio show hosted by Medaille College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Lori V. Quigley, is now available to download.
M.S.Ed. in literacy alum and adjunct faculty member Catie Beth Sulski ’08, ’10 talks about her experience in the program, both as a student and now as an instructor.
M.S.Ed. in Literacy and Advanced Certification in Literacy Program Director Dr. Jennifer Sharples Reichenberg discusses Medaille’s unique literacy programs.
Lindsay MacKay ’17, a graduate of Medaille ‘s M.S.Ed. (Master of Science in Education), literacy program, puts the skills she learned at Medaille to use each day.