Ann Sherman

Ann Sherman

University of New Brunswick
Dean – Faculty of Education
New Brunswick, Canada

Ann Sherman is the Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick. She started teaching in public schools in 1977 and in universities in 1996. She taught all grades and worked as a school administrator before completing her Ph.D. She holds degrees in Science Education, Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction and her Ph.D. is in Early Childhood Education. Her work focusses on creating the most engaging learning environment for students are all ages. Much of it has dealt with science classrooms and the pedagogy and assessment used, especially in elementary classrooms.

  REASONS I’M A MEMBER OF THE TEAM:

I’m a member of the team as I have been working with teachers across New Brunswick encoring the use of Assessment for learning in all provincial schools. We now have tremendous partnerships with school districts and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development researching and providing support to teachers in classrooms across New Brunswick.

  CURRENT FOCUS:

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Capturing Formative Assessment Practices in the Classroom:
Differences Between Experts and Novices Teachers

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My current focus is on documentation of learning for science classrooms. My research team and I are currently creating activities for use in elementary classrooms that facilitate engages learning and student documentation of their own learning. We are working in classrooms across the province with students in grade five and collecting documentation of their learning.

  TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MY WORK:

Early Learning and Early Childhood Education

 

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