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Michelle L. Lenarz PhD

PUBLICATIONS

Anderson, D. W., & Lenarz, M. L. (2008). The literacy coach: Leading content area teachers toward excellence. In J. L. Vacca, R. T. Vacca, M. K. Gove, L. C. Burkey, L. A. Lenhart, C. A. McKeon (Eds.), Reading and learning to read (7thed.). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C. A., Lenarz, M. L., & Burkey L. C. (2005). Engaging preservice teachers in reading, "sticky note style": Practical implications and an analysis. Yearbook of the College Reading Association, 47 , 1-18.

Lenarz, M. (2003). Powerpoint presentation for reading and learning to read (5th ed.). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Presentations: National/International

McKeon, C. A., Lenarz, M. L., & Anderson, D. (2009, May). Adolescent literacy: Strategies that make a difference. Presentation at the annual conference of the International Reading Association, Minneopolis, MN (Pending acceptance by invitation).

Burkey, L. C., McKeon, C. A., & Lenarz, M. L. (2008, November). Hands-on activities for engaging teacher candidates in learning one of the five essential components of an effective literacy program: Comprehension. Presentation at the annual conference of the College Reading Association, Sarasota, FL (Accepted upcoming conference presentation).

Burkey, L. C., McKeon, C. A., & Lenarz, M. L. (2008, May). Teaching the relationship between writing and reading. Presentation at the annual conference of the International Reading Association, Atlanta, GA.

McKeon, C. A., Burkey, L. C., & Lenarz, M. L. (2007, November). Hands-on activities for engaging teacher candidates in learning two of the five essential components of an effective literacy program: Phonemic awareness and phonics. Presentation at the annual conference of the College Reading Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lenarz, M. L., & Anderson, D. W. (2007, November). Literacy at the crossroads: Mapping comprehension and fluency strategies to teach effectively. Presentation at the annual conference of the College Reading Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Burkey, L. C., McKeon, C. A., and Lenarz, M. L. (2006, October). Teacher candidates’ perceptions of the International Reading Association’s standards for reading professionals: Standard-2 instructional strategies and curriculum materials. Presentation at the annual conference of the College Reading Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lenarz, M. L., & Anderson, D. W. (2006, October). Curriculum-based readers theater: Setting the stage for fluent readers. Presentation at the annual conference of the College Reading Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Lenarz, M. L. (2005, November). On the same page: High school English teachers’ inclusion and support of multicultural literature in their curricula. Presentation at the annual conference of the National Council of Teachers of English, Pittsburgh, PA.

McKeon, C. A., Lenarz, M. L., & Burkey, L. C. (2003, November). Engaging preservice teachers in reading a methods textbook "sticky note style": Practical implications and an analysis. Presentation at the 47th Annual Conference of the College Reading Association, Corpus Christi, TX.

Lenarz, M. (2002, November). High school English teachers? inclusion of multicultural literature in their English curricula. Presentation at the 46th Annual Conference of the College Reading Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Smolen, L., & Lenarz, M. (2001, November). Exploring culturally and linguistically diverse readers? responses to multicultural literature. Presentation at the 45th Annual Conference of the College Reading Association, St. Petersburg, FL.

Lenarz, M. (2000, November). High school English teachers' use of multicultural literature. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Newman, C., Moss, B., & Lenarz, M. (1998, April). Exploring preservice teachers' perceptions of new work in a professional development school setting. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Newman, C., Moss, B., & Lenarz, M. (1998, February). Reflections on the collaborative process: What did we learn and where are we going. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Eastern Educational Research Association, Tampa, FL.

Newman, C., Moss, B., Lenarz, M., & Newman, I. (1997, October). The impact of a PDS internship/student teaching program on self-efficacy, stages of concern, and role perceptions of preservice teachers: The evaluation of a Goals 2000 project. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Mid-Western Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.


Presentations: State

McKeon, C. A., & Lenarz, M. L. (2008, October). Practical strategies literacy teachers can use to engage students in comprehending electronic text. Presentation at the Kent State University, The University of Akron, and Youngstown State University Reading Conference, Akron, OH.

Lenarz, M. L., & Anderson, D. W. (2004, November). Developing word meanings: Vocabulary strategies. Presentation at the Kent State University, The University of Akron, and the Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Conference, Kent, OH.

Lenarz, M. (2002, November). Talking to learn: Integrated reading strategies in secondary classrooms. Presentation at the Kent State University and The University of Akron Reading Conference, Kent, OH.

Lenarz, M., & Smolen, L. (2001, October). Exploring multicultural literature through reader response strategies. Presentation at the 13th Great Lakes Regional Conference, Cincinnati, OH.


Lenarz, M., & Smolen, L. (2000, November). Exploring students' global perspectives through multicultural literature-based response strategies. Presentation at the Kent State University Reading Conference, Kent, OH.