Susan Stires teaches language and literacy courses and advises graduate students at Bank Street College in New York City. Formerly, she was a lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University and an instructor at the University of New Hampshire. Her 30 years of elementary teaching includes experience at the primary and intermediate levels, as well as specializing in learning disabilities. She taught in urban schools in Boston and rural schools in Maine, including the Center for Teaching and Learning. She has consulted throughout the country and presents at literacy conferences frequently. She is the author of numerous chapters and articles, the most recent of which is “Learning English in School: Rethinking Curriculum, Relationships, and Time” in "Diversities in Early Childhood Education :Rethinking and Doing.
Susan Stires' Resume
Susan specializes in teaching reading and writing with elementary English language learners.Teacher Research Teaching Reading and Writing to English Language Learners Writing Methods and Special Topics Children's Literature in the Reading/Writing Classroom Balanced Literacy Reading Methods and Special Topics Language Acquisition in Adverse Society Curriculum Planning for Reading and Writing Reading and Writing for Students with Special Needs