BA, History and Government, Claremont McKenna College, CA
MA, Elementary Ed, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI
Curriculum and Instruction .
Room 270C PeikH
159 Pillsbury Dr SE
Areas of Interest
elementary education, literacy education, social studies education, teacher education and training, teacher identity, mentoring and teacher support, critical classroom discourse studies, inquiry-based pedagogy, equity and social justice oriented classrooms, community engagement with schools and educational philosophies
Jeff Henning-Smith is a Teaching Specialist in the Elementary Education and Social Studies program areas. Jeff is a fourth year PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction-Elementary Education and previously taught elementary and middle grades for thirteen years. Jeff has led professional development for teachers, mentored pre and in-service teachers, and developed and facilitated training for mentor teachers working with beginning teachers. He has been responsible for coordinating school-wide academic intervention programs and assessment programs and has experience in PK-8 classrooms, PK-8 administration, pre and in-service teacher mentoring, educational leadership roles, and in collaborating in the coordination of a clinical field experience program for beginning teachers.
CI 1001- Introduction to the Elementary School
CI 5211 - Elementary Education Content and Pedagogy III (Social Studies)
CI 5702 - Social Studies Instruction: Elementary Grades
CI 5287- Capstone Project: Improvement of Teaching in Elementary and Pre-Kindergarten Schools
CI 5211 - Elementary Education Content and Pedagogy I and II (Social Studies)
CI 5980 - Clinical Experiences for K-12 Teaching
CI 5611 - Principles of Linguistics