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Dawn Little Adjunct Instructor SOE School of Education

Dawn Little
Office Hours via Zoom by appointment only
B.S. in Elementary Education (University of Maryland, College Park)

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (University of Maryland, College Park)

Dawn Little is an adjunct faculty member within American University's School of Education (SOE).

She has over two decades of educational experience at the elementary level. She was a classroom teacher, a literacy focus teacher and currently, a Staff Development Teacher in Montgomery County.

She is the author of Teaching Comprehension with Nonfiction Read Alouds: 12 Lessons for Using Newspapers, Magazines and Other Nonfiction Texts to Build Key Comprehension Skills (Scholastic, 2010) and holds a master’s degree in education with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction.
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Spring 2023

  • EDU-417 Reading,Writ&Lit Across Curr

Summer 2023

  • EDU-619 Child Lit: Crit Literacy Persp

Fall 2023

  • EDU-419 Child Lit: Crit Literacy Persp

  • HNRS-050 Honors Supplement: Child Lit: Crit Literacy Persp