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Learning and Design Cohorts 2019 - 2020


Baldwin, Tommy
Baldwin, Tommy
Capstone: Supporting Rural Teachers in Classroom Reading Intervention
Areas of Interest: K-8 Education, Rural Schools, Literacy Instruction, Special Needs Learners

Bangalore, Sachin
Bangalore, Sachin
Capstone: Designing Visual Representations for Food Systems Education
Areas of Interest: Food Systems Education, Design of Learning Environments, Informal Learning Contexts, Sociocultural Theories

Camenzuli, Jessica
Camenzuli, Jessica
Capstone: Engaging with Critical Literacy in Elementary Book Clubs
Areas of Interest: Critical Literacy, Informal Learning Contexts, Design of Learning Environments, Social Justice in Education

Curtin, Erin
Curtin, Erin
Capstone: Zoned-In: Designing A Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum for a Multi-Tiered System
Areas of Interest: Design of Inclusive Learning Environments, Special Education Classification and Category Construction, Social and Emotional Learning, Educational Policy

Jasko, Ariana
Jasko, Ariana
Capstone: Integration Across Three Domains: Inquiry Science, Mathematics, and Language Development
Areas of Interest: Elementary Science Education, Inquiry-based Science, Integrative Learning, Project-Based Learning

Kailer, Kristen
Kailer, Kristen
Capstone: The Power of ‘Yes, and’: Using Improvisation to Learn Interview Technique
Areas of Interest: Career-Readiness Education, Professional Learning and Development, Vocational Exploration, and Human Resources

Rector, Meghan
Rector, Meghan
Capstone: Videos: The Gateway to Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching
Areas of Interest: Middle School Mathematics Education, Pre-service Teacher Education, Outdoor Education

Stankevich, Daria
Stankevich, Daria
Capstone: The Effective use of Picture Books as Educational Tools for Literacy Development in Primary Elementary Schools
Areas of Interest: Literacy; Story Book Reading & Picture Books; Primary Elementary School

Strom, Kyle
Strom, Kyle
Capstone: The Return of Jaws: Investigating Biological Phenomena Through Places of Local Significance
Areas of Interest: High School Science/Biology Education, Place-Based Education, Teacher Professional Development

Tingle, LaToya
Tingle, LaToya
Capstone: Extended Learning Environments; Developing reciprocal relationships between home and school to better collaborate on literacy practices that are inclusive of a child's funds of knowledge
Areas of Interest: Literacy Development, Early Childhood Education, Design of Learning Environments; Family Engagement, Family/Teacher Relationships

Tyrrel, Rachael
Tyrrel, Rachael
Capstone: The Misrepresentation of Students of Color in Special Education
Areas of Interest: Special Education, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, Restorative Practices

Ward, Ericka
Ward, Ericka
Capstone: Liberatory Youth Development: Using YPAR to Develop a Youth Cooperative
Areas of Interest: Community Development, Participatory Action Research, Youth Development, Early Learning

Yorkgitis, Regina
Yorkgitis, Regina
Capstone: Educators Espoused Theories About Equity Compared to Classroom Practices
Areas of Interest: Design of Learning Environments; Teacher Identity; Middle School Classroom Education; Social Justice in Education