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Kimberly Martinez

Ph.D.
School of Education

Office: 101 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-2160
Email: martinezk@uwstout.edu

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Elementary Education (Ph.D.)

  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Concentration: Reading Education
  • Add on Certification: Educational Leadership
  • Dissertation: The Impact of Cross-Age Tutoring on At-Risk Third-Graders' Reading Levels and Habituation of Strategic Reading Behaviors
Masters Degree in Elementary Education (M.Ed.)
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology (B.A.)
  • Minor: Spanish
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Research Interests

Multicultural Children's Literature
Emergent Reading
Using Read Alouds to Enhance Vocabulary and Comprehension

Courses Taught

RDGED 382/582 Reading in the Content Area (Face to Face and Online)
RDGED 414/614 Literacy Instruction and Assessment in the Primary Grades
ECE 313/513 Language Arts and Emergent Reading

Publications

  • The Impact of Multicultural Children's Literature on Cultural Sensitivity
    • Wisconsin State Reading Association, 2012
  • Using Multicultural Children's Literature in Early Childhood Education Classrooms to Promote Cultural Awareness and Appreciation
    • Young Children, 2013
  • Don't Put that Poem Away: Use it Again Another Day
    • PACE, 2008
  • Reading, History of Use in Schools
    • Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration, 2006
  • The Impact of Cross-Age Tutoring on At-Risk Third Graders' Reading Levels and Habituation of Strategic Reading Behaviors
    • Auburn University, 1999
  • Chanting Multiplication
    • Developing Math Concepts Inservice, 1993
  • When Children Chant Together
    • Reading Strategies Workshop, 2000