|Present||Professor, Human Relations in Education, Minnesota State University, Mankato|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2018 - Present||Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Humanities and Social Development Research|
- Research (undergraduate)
- Human Relations in a Multicultural Society
Undergraduate Research: Step-by-Step Elementary and Literacy Education Department Publications (2019)
To view the first two chapters of the book, use an "incognito browser” to go to this link: https://app.tophat.com/e/119052 Select "enter as a guest." Click on the "Assigned" tab. "I am excited to announce the ...
Creative Learning: A Curriculum for Preprimary Children. Unit 8, Dinosaur Era and Fossils Elementary and Literacy Education Department Publications (1989)
DINOSAUR ERA AND FOSSILS is one resource unit. It is hoped to serve as a resource to others as they guide the learning of young children. It is not a cut-and-dried, how-to-do-it book. But it ...
Stegosaurus: the Dinosaur with the Smallest Brain Elementary and Literacy Education Department Publications (1988)
An introduction to the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of the plant-eating dinosaur who measured between twenty and thirty feet but whose brain was about the size of a walnut shell.
Book Chapters (8)
Kindergarten in Russia's Far East: The Effect of Climate Common Characteristics and Unique Qualities in Preschool Programs (2013)
Russia’s Far East region is dark, cold, and isolated for much of the year. However, programs for young children demonstrate the community commitment to provide for its youngest citizens and to promote the cultural heritage ...
Family Involvement Models in Elementary Education Home-School Relations: Working Successfully with Parents and Families (1997)
Elementary educators have long understood the importance of parent involvement in the success of children. What we have sometimes forgotten is that parent involvement also means the improvement of the entire system.
Parents in the School Home-School Relations: Working Successfully with Parents and Families (1997)
Everyone seems to agree that parent involvement is a wonderful idea. In fact, researchers tell us that the single fastest way to improve a student's academic performance is to involve the parents. Given this widespread ...
Journal Articles (9)
Intercultural Partnerships that Foster Cultural Competence Education and New Developments (2021)
Institutions of higher education (HE) are emphasizing their capacity to (a) foster equitable access; (b) incorporate global perspectives into teaching, learning, and research; (c) build international and intercultural competence among students, faculty, and staff; and ...