Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Professional Title: Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: My research interests focus on teachers’ use of systemic functional linguistics (SFL) to inform writing pedagogy, school-university partnerships, teacher professionalism, and teacher leadership and school reform.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Elementary Education
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Elementary Education; Senior Practicum and Seminar; Language Arts and Literature; Teaching, Learning and Social Responsibility; Literacy; The Integration of the Language Arts
Education: BS, University of Vermont; MEd, PhD, Boston College
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Daniello, F. (Accepted). Language in the Common Core: One cannot live on seeds alone. Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism, and Practice.
Daniello, F. (In Press). Teachers using systemic functional linguistics to inform genre-based writing instruction. In L. Oliveira, & J. Iddings (Eds.), Genre pedagogy across the curriculum: Theory and application in US classrooms and contexts. Daniello, F., Turgut, G. & Brisk, M. E. (In Press). Applying systemic functional linguistics to build educators’ knowledge of academic English for the teaching of writing. In A. Mahboob, & L. Barratt (Eds.), English in a multilingual context.Friedman, A. A. & Daniello, F. (2010). Professionalism > politics + policy + pedagogy: The power of professionalism. In A. Stairs, & K. Donnell (Eds.), Research on urban teacher learning: Examining contextual factors over time. (p. 169-189). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc. PresentationsDaniello, F. (July, 2013). Infusing SFL Theory into Schooling Practices by Employing Six Principles for Change. Presentation at the 40th International Systemic Functional Congress (ISFC40), Guangzhou, China.Daniello, F. (July, 2013). A Quantitative Case Study Comparing Student Writing Performance using an SFL Analytic with a Holistic Rubric: Is it Feasible to Apply SFL to Evaluate Large Corpuses of Writing in Education? Presentation at the 40th International Systemic Functional Congress (ISFC40), Guangzhou, China.Daniello, F. (March, 2013). Applying Linguistic Theory to Inform Genre-Based Writing Pedagogy in an Urban Elementary School: A Longitudinal Case Study using Mixed Methodology. Presentation at the Community of Scholars Day at Lesley University. Cambridge, MA.Daniello, F. (June, 2012). Genre Educated Teachers: Enacting Effective Changes to Writing Pedagogy Using SFL Theory. Presentation at Genre 2012 an International Conference on Genre Studies, Ottawa, Canada. Brisk, M. E., Daniello. F. & Pavlak, C. (March, 2012). Using SFL Theory to Develop Writing Assessments: A Professional Development Process. Presentation at the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Boston, MA.
I am passionate about urban education and committed to education for social justice.
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