Michelle Goodwin holds degrees from Liberty University and the University of
Virginia. She teaches courses in curriculum and instruction and serves as the Coordinator
for the Elementary Education Program at LU. 

Michelle views her teaching position as a gift from God, a provision to serve Him and His
children. She believes that teaching is a calling and her purpose as a teacher educator
is to fully equip candidates with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions they will need
to educate an increasingly diverse population. 

Michelle enjoys traveling to historical sites but more than anything loves to spend time
with her husband and son. 

Articles

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Tips to Start the New Year, New Teacher Advocate (2007)

This article is addressed to classroom teachers. It summaries effective strategies to organize the classroom...

 

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Perceptions of Exemplary Teachers in Urban Schools, Faculty Dissertations (2004)

Regardless of increased standards created by policymakers, urban schools which serve higher populations of diverse...

 

Presentations

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Let Faculty Members Do Your Marketing (with Deanna L. Keith and Esther Alcindor), International Kappa Delta Pi Convocation (2009)

This presesntation provides a Power Point and a corresponding handout to assist local chapters of...

 

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Have No FEAR: Developing a Field Experience Assessment Rubric that Really Works! (with Esther Alcindor), Association for Teacher Educators and Association for Childhood Education International (2009)

This presentation summarized the efforts of teacher education faculty collaborating to create a unified field...

 

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An Action Plan: Your ACE in the Hole! (with Connie McDonald and Shante' Moore-Austin), International Kappa Delta Pi Convocation (2007)

This presesntation provides a Power Point and corresponding handouts to assist local chapters of Kappa...

 

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Strategies for At-Promise Students (with Esther Alcindor), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (2007)

Presentation addresses what award-winning urban teachers have to say about effective teaching, teacher preparation for...

 

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Improving Instruction for Teacher Candidates in Classroom Management and Discipline Issues (with Scott Watson, Beth E. Ackerman, and Karen L. Parker), AACTE (American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education) (2007)

The effective teaching of classroom management and discipline skills remains a major challenge for teacher...