Assistant Professor, Literacy Education
LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION
Curriculum and Instruction; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Curriculum and Instruction; Discourse analysis; Literacy; Reading Instruction; Writing 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, with a specialization in Language and Literacy Education. A former first-grade teacher and district literacy coordinator, her research investigates instructional practices and curricular materials that promote vocabulary development. Specifically, she’s interested in generative approaches to vocabulary instruction that build curiosity for and interest in words and support students with developing tools for independent word learning.