Expert Areas: Research interests span across teacher preparation courses and P-12 instruction for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and include a focus on metacognitive teaching and learning strategies, working memory, language, and literacy
Expert Areas: Use and selection of children’s literature in the classroom, as well as students’ responses to different formats of literature; ole of PST’s and teacher education in social movements; qualitative method, specifically content analysis, case study methods, and narrative inquiry.
Expert Areas: Strategies for teaching digital literacy skills to young adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD); promoting social media safety for young adults with IDD; technology use of young adults with IDD; technology support for parents and teachers of young adults with IDD; quantitative, single-subject, and survey research methods.
Expert Areas: Teaching and learning in the social studies classroom; the teaching of difficult history; Deweyan democracy; technology use in the social studies classroom; education in Appalachia/place-based education; qualitative research methodologies, such as interviewing, discourse analysis, and using media in research.
Expert Areas: Students’ understanding of fractions and geometry concepts, such as angle measurement; equity, diversity, and inclusion in the mathematics classroom; place-based mathematics education; quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research methodologies.
Expert Areas: Using Rasch Analysis (and Winsteps software) psychometric model for analyzing categorical (bivariate) data in science education. Science inquiry and engineering for children, children and teen’s conceptualization of the particle nature of matter, and energy education in science education.
Expert Areas: Reading and writing in elementary classrooms; children’s literature; language learning; cultural and linguistic responsive teaching; qualitative literacy scholarship, including descriptive and ethnographic case studies, discourse analysis, content analysis, and critical literacy.