(faculty)
Work HENZ 44A
Lincoln NE 68588-0355
US
Work 402-472-2231 On-campus 2-2231

Education

  • Ph D, University of California Riverside, 2002
  • MA, University of California Riverside, 1999
  • BA, Tel Aviv University, 1994

Publications and Other Intellectual Contributions

  • The Unified Learning Model: How motivational, cognitive, and neurobiological sciences inform best teaching practices, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2010
  • Teaching Young Readers to Navigate a Digital Story When Rules Keep Changing, The Reading Teacher, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014
  • Taking a different route: Contribution of articulation and metacognition emphases to instruction of at-risk Third grade readers, Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, December 2014
  • iPads in the Classroom, iPads in the Classroom Chinese Edition
  • Rapid naming, phonological awareness, and reading: A meta-analysis of the correlation evidence., Review of Educational Research
  • The development of silent reading habits: When and how?, Revisiting Silent Reading: New Directions for Teachers and Researchers
  • Visual Arts and Writing a Mutually Beneficial Relationship, Journal of Arts and Learning

Research & Grants

  • Assessing Adult Literacy, UNESCO, September 2009
  • TechEDGE, Ne Coord Comm for Postsec Educ
  • Reading First Evaluation 08-09, Ne Dept Education, October 2008
  • Digital Storytelling with English Learning Families, UNL

Presentations

  • Google Earth and Maps, UNL Tech EDGE, Lincoln, NE
  • Technology Education in Digital and Global Environments, UNL Extension, Online
  • Mobile Devices with Exceptional Students, Nebraska Educational Technology Association , Papillion LaVista, NE
  • Teacher Education in and through Technology, Nebraska Educational Technology Association , Papillion,NE

Awards & Honors

  • Swanson Award, CEHS/Don Swanson, 2012
  • Parents' Recognition Award, UNL Parents" Organization, 2015