Dr. Sumi Hagiwara

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Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education

Dr. Sumi Hagiwara

Office: University Hall 3179
Phone: (973) 655-6848
Email: hagiwaras@mail.montclair.edu

         

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Sumi Hagiwara is an assistant professor in early childhood and elementary education at Montclair State University where she has been teaching about diversity and culture, and science, math, and technology to preservice early childhood and elementary teachers. She is currently researching equity and agency for preservice teachers and parents in urban schools, and continues to examine immigrant parent involvement in education. Previous research appears in the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, Cultural Studies in Science Education, and the International Journal of Science Education. She has recently co-edited a book, Change Agents in Science Education, to advance the discourse on change agency using science across settings.

 

Degrees

  • PhD Teachers College, Columbia University
  • MPhil Teachers College, Columbia University
  • MS New York University
  • BA Baruch College, City University of New York

 

Career Appointments 

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Publications

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Presentations

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Service

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Association for Educational Research (AERA)
  • National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)
  • Association of Science Teacher Education (ASTE)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Professional journals for which you review

  • Journal of Research in Science Teaching
  • Journal of Teacher Education
  • Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research
  • Review of Educational Research

Professional journals for which you are on the editorial board

  • Electronic Journal of Science Education

Other types of reviews 

  • Proposal Reviewer for National Association for Research in Science Teaching, and American Educational Research Association
  • Advisory Board for Scientific Journals International

Leadership Positions in Professional Organizations

  • American Association for Educational Research (AERA)
  • Program Co-Chair Science Teaching and Learning SIG

Work with schools and Other Agencies

  • State of New Jersey Board of Education, Mathematics Model Curriculum Project
  • The Bradford University Magnet School
  • Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School

 

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Projects

Program of Specialty

  • Early childhood and elementary teacher education program

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, teacher education, urban science education, immigrant families, culture and diversity, social justice and critical pedagogy.

Specialization

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, teacher education, urban science education, immigrant families, culture and diversity, social justice and critical pedagogy.

 

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