Susan A. Thompson

Professor

Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Office: 970- 315-2070
susan.thompson@unco.edu


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Education

  • 1989 Ed.D. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming Curriculum and Instruction Areas of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
  • 1987 M.Ed. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming Curriculum and Instruction Areas of Elementary & Early Childhood Education
  • 1978 B.A. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming Elementary Education Special Area in Reading
  • 1984 Eastern Montana College, Billings, Montana Graduate Courses
  • 1974 Black Hills State College, Spearfish, South Dakota General Education Courses

Areas of Specialization


Early Childhood, Social Studies, Diversity and Social Justice, and Play

Publications

Book Chapters

  • Thompson, S. “Gardens”. The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6. Bettsville, Maryland: Gryphon House, 1998.
  • Thompson, S. “There Are Four Seasons”. The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6. Bettsville, Maryland: Gryphon House, 1996
  • Thompson, S. “It’s A Carrot Seed”. The Giant Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6. Bettsville, Maryland: Gryphon House, 1996.
  • Thompson, S. “Appreciat ing Second Language Development.” Publirocess with Beth Franklin, 2006.

Articles:

  • Thompson, S. “Children as Illustrators”. University of Northern Colorado College of Education Ncation in pewsletter, 2007.
  • Thompson, S. “International Project”. Wiretap: Newsletter of the Wyoming State Reading Council, November, 2001.
  • Thompson, S., and VanHouten, C. “To Guatemala with Love”. The Voice: Speaking Out for Wyoming’s Children, August/September, 2001.
  • Thompson, S. “Memorials and Monuments”. Arts and Activities, March, 1997, Vol. 121, No. 4, pp 36-37.
  • Thompson, S. “Stamps”. Arts and Activities, October, 1995, Vol. 118(2), pp 51-55.
  • Thompson, S. “Mapping with Yarn”. Arts and Activities, December, 1994, Vol. 116(4), pp 30-31.
  • Thompson, S. Contributing Writer for National Early Childhood Publication, Teacher Update, 1998.
  • Thompson, S. “Time to Rhyme”. Instructor, 1987 (accepted but never published).
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