62-511 Middle School Curriculum, Methods and Practicum
62-553 Reading Program in the Secondary School
62-607 Language Arts in the Elementary School
62-661 Practicum II: Dia. & Rem. of Reading Disabilities for Grades 7-12
73-101 University Seminar
Reading and writing across the curriculum
Diagnosis and Correction of Reading difficulties
Middle school curriculum and methods
Collaborated with Dr. Nancy Foley on an Academic Initiatives Grant to fund transportation costs for senior level middle school majors to go on a field trip to eastgate Middle School in North Kansas City, October 2010 and 2011.
Andrews, J., Crossland, B., Drew, M., Foley, N., Ingraham, N., Lovelace, T., Martin, B., McCall, C., Nuttall, S., Patet, P., & Thompson, P. (2010). Reading about herstory: Using tradebooks to teach literacy and address the lack of ladies in social studies. Presented at the 33rd Southwest International reading Association Regional Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
Drew, M., Heeler, L., & Thompson, P. (2009). Engaging teachers and students in interactive technologies as pathways to literacy. Presented at the 54th Annual Convention West of the International Reading Association, Phoenix, AZ.
Drew, M., & Thompson, P. (2009). Engaging teachers and studetns in interactive technologies as pathways to literacy. Presented at the 54th Annual Convention North Central of the International Reading Association, Minneapolis, MN.
Drew, M., & Thompson, P. (2010). Literature + technology = A winning combination for learning social studies. Presented at the National Social Science Association's National Technology and Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Drew, M., & Thompson, P. (2011). Problem-based learning: A path to critical literacy development. Submitted to National Social Science Association for publication consideration.
Ingraham, N., Lovelace, T., & Thompson, P. (2010, 2011). Infusion of Culture and Social Studies using Quality Children's Literature. Presentation to elementary and middle school pre-service teachers at 62-591 seminars.
Drew, M. & Thompson, P. (2011). Problem-based learning: A path to critical literacy development. National Social Science Technology Journal, 1(2), online publication.
Student Group Advisement
Coordinate a seminar on Teacher Education requirements for education transfer students each semester
Other Professional Experiences
Member, International Reading Association
Northwest Missouri State Representative to Maryville Middle School Instructional Improvement Council
Volunteer at Maryville Middle School for Book Talk Projects, 8th Grade