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Bridget Bunten

Assistant Professor of Education Coordinator of Elementary Education
Education
  • B.A., Gettysburg College, 2001
    • Spanish & Elementary Education
  • M.A., UMass Boston, 2006
    • Applied Linguistics
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2010
Research
  • Addressing the needs of English language learners (ELLs) within teacher education
  • The impact of a culturally and linguistically diverse student population on teaching and learning
  • The language and literacy development of ELLs
  • Language policy and its impact on students, teachers, schools and communities

Prior Teaching Experiences

  • Spanish (as a foreign language), Grades K-8
  • Two-way Bilingual Program Teacher, 5th Grade
  • ELL Support Teacher, Grades K-5
  • Adult ESL & Citizenship Courses
  • Teaching Reading & Language Arts in Elementary School (college-level)
  • Teaching English to English Language Learners (college-level)
  • Clinical Application of Instruction (college-level)
Teaching
  • EDU 351 Processes & Acquisition of Reading
  • EDU 352 Reading Instruction & Assessment
  • EDU 354 Literature for Children: K-8
  • EDU 412 Curriculum & Instruction: Language Arts and Social Studies
  • EDU 413 & 414 Elementary Education Teaching Internship