Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION
Curriculum and Instruction; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Literacy; Reading Instruction; Professional / Staff Development
Blythe E. Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction in the Graduate School of Education at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Anderson earned her PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education from Michigan State University, specializing in Language and Literacy Education. A former first-grade teacher and district literacy coordinator, her research focuses on instructional practices, professional development, and curriculum that promote oral language and vocabulary development—especially in contexts outside of literacy instruction. Specifically, she’s interested in generative approaches to vocabulary instruction that promote curiosity for and interest in words and support students with developing tools for independent word learning.