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Ruff Learning Center
EDUC 213 Early Literacy and Literature for ChildrenEDUC 374 Content Area ReadingEDUC 316 Reading and Language Arts: Integrated Learning Experiences
Dr. Schiff has spent seven years teaching in the pre-K-3 classroom with a focus on literacy education across the curriculum. She has recently transitioned to supporting pre-service teachers in developing as professionals by supporting them in the collage classroom and during their student teaching. Her research interests include co-planning with pre-service teachers, developmentally appropriate practices, and the Reggio Emilia Approach.
Bachelor of Science in Education and Allied ProfessionsUniversity of DaytonMaster of Education: Instructional Leadership and Organizational Design Jacksonville University Doctor of Philosophy: Rethinking Early Childhood and Elementary EducationThe Ohio State University
Bredekamp, S. (2016). Effective practices in Early Childhood Education: Building a foundation, 3rd Ed. Pearson. Creator of supplemental Power Point slides. Flevares, L., M. and Schiff, J., R. (2014). An open book: What and how young children learn from picture and storybooks. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 20. Flevares, L., M. and Schiff, J., R. (2013). Engaging young learners in integration through mathematical modeling: Children asking big questions, finding answers and doing big thinking.