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Susan Etheredge

Professor Emerita of Education and Child Study


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Susan Etheredge’s research interests include inquiry-based teaching and learning in the early childhood and elementary classroom (with a particular focus in science education), pre-service teacher development, and Italian innovations in early childhood education.

Represented Publications

Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia: Stories of Teachers and Children from North America (with L. Gandini and L. Hill). Davis Publications, 2009.

Coral Reef Ed-Ventures: An Environmental Education Program for School Children in San Pedro, Belize (with H.A. Curran, E. Callaghan, and P. Peckol), Reef Encounters, vol. 33 (27), 2005.

“Do You Know You Have Worms on Your Pearls?: Listening to Children’s Voices in the Classroom,” in Rethinking Childhood, eds. R. Unsworth & P. Pufall, Rutgers University Press, 2004.

“Teaching Teachers to Teach Engineering,” with B. Andam, G. Ellis, D. Grasso, and T. Gralinski, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2004.

Introducing Students to Scientific Inquiry: How Do We Know What We Know? (with A. Rudnitsky), Allyn and Bacon, 2003.


Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ed.M., A.B., Smith College