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Sherry Been

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Dr Sherry Been

been@nsuok.edu

  • Associate Professor
    Curriculum Instruction BA

Office Location

  • Broken Arrow
    Broken Arrow Education 157
    (918) 449-6586

Bio

Dr. Sherry Been is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and serves as the Elementary Education Program Chair at NSU. Prior to NSU, she was a public school teacher working with all age groups birth through adults in rural, suburban, and urban communities. Dr. Been is a Kappa Delta Pi counselor and enjoys working with pre-service teachers. Her research interests include teacher autonomy, teacher efficacy, diversity/social justice issues, childrens literature, and literacy. She has presented at numerous local, state, national, and international conferences sharing her research and building relationships with other educators.

Education:

  • Ph D,Curriculum Studies,Oklahoma State University,,2012
  • MS,Education,University of Oklahoma,,1997
  • BS,Elementary Education,University of Oklahoma,,1996
Teacher Research
Reflective Teaching
Children's Literature
Literacy
Diversity and Social Justice
Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle School Education


Pre-K through 8th grade curriculum building
Children's Literature
Impactful Learning Practices and Strategies
Diversity and Social Justice Topics
Responsive Teaching

Intellectual Content:

  • Teaching Leadership: Using the Pedagogical Compass to Advocate for Students (Journal Article, Academic Journal), Application, Submitted, ,

Presentations:

  • Maintaining a thriving book exchange for preservice teacher candidates - ALER Annual Conference 2019 - Corpus Christi, TX - November 2019
  • A Survey Analysis of Teachers Using Newspaper in Education - Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers - Corpus Christi, Texas - November 2019
  • Spark the love of reading: Supporting at-home book groups with upper elementary students - ALER Annual Conference 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL - November 2017
  • Literature Circles: Moving away from the traditional book report - OTA Encyclomedia - Oklahoma City, OK - October 2015
  • Teaching with Diversity in Mind - OSU Summer Institute - Stillwater, OK - July 2016
  • Spark the love of reading: Supporting at-home book groups with upper elementary students - ALER Annual Conference 2017 - St. Petersburg, FL - November 2017

Courses Taught:

  • MGMT ELEM CLASSROOM & CURR - ELED 4563 - Fall 2020
  • INTEG ART STRAT ELEM/MID - ELED 4313 - Fall 2020
  • MATERIALS FOR CHILDREN - LIBM 4023 - Spring 2020
  • LANG ARTS STRAT ELEM/MID - ELED 4323 - Spring 2020
  • LANG ARTS STRAT ELEM/MID - ELED 4323 - Fall 2019
  • SOC STUDIES STRAT ELEM/MID - ELED 4343 - Fall 2019
  • INTEG ART STRAT ELEM/MID - ELED 4313 - Spring 2019
  • MGMT ELEM CLASSROOM & CURR - ELED 4563 - Spring 2019
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY - ECED 4153 - Fall 2018
  • MATERIALS FOR CHILDREN - LIBM 4023 - Fall 2018
  • MGMT ELEM CLASSROOM & CURR - ELED 4563 - Spring 2018
  • EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY - ECED 4153 - Spring 2018