Innovative Project Based Teaching and Learning Experiences Infusing Literacy

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Sharon H. Medow is a fulltime clinical faculty member in the School of Education at Pace University’s NYC campus, where she teaches an eclectic group of courses to both undergraduate and graduate students. Her lifelong commitment to the teaching profession and urban education has yielded a passion for studying and developing interdisciplinary childhood methodology classes for pre-service teacher education candidates particularly in the disciplines of literacy, the humanities and social sciences. In addition, professor Medow teaches student teaching seminars and supervises candidates in NYC public schools. She also works with NYC Teaching Fellows and is a member of a research team infusing the use of TeachLive Technology and simulation working with avatar students to support new teachers and implement effective communication skills, plan integrated lessons across disciplines and reflect on their classroom practice. Professor Medow presents at regional and national conferences and is a dedicated teacher educator and lifelong learner.

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