Jennifer Bogard is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Jennifer M. Bogard
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Writing instruction and assessment; digital storytelling; differentiated instruction and arts integration; transitional readers and their families; reading pedagogy, and school and family engagement.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Teaching of writing; literacy.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: The Teaching of Writing K-12 The Language of Poetry
Education: M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Specialization in Language, Reading, and Writing, Lesley University; PhD in Educational Studies, Lesley University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Bogard, J.M. & McMackin, M.C. (2015) Writing is magic, or is it?Using mentor text to develop the writer's craft. Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Education.Bogard, J.M. & McMackin, M.C. (2012). Combining traditional and New Literacies in a 21st-Century writer's workshop. The Reading Teacher, 65(5), 313-323.Bogard, J.M. & Donovan, L. (2013) Strategies to integrate the arts in social studies. Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Education.Bogard, J.M. & Donovan, L. (2013) Strategies to integrate the arts in language arts. Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Education
For nearly two decades, Dr. Bogard taught elementary school (grades one through five) and received the honor of Teacher of the Year as a first grade teacher. She is also a former literacy coach and currently serves on the Maine State Literacy Team. As a published author for Shell Education, Teacher Created Materials, and Penguin/Random House, she writes books, articles, and educator guides for teachers. Dr. Bogard has presented for professional organizations including the National Council of Teachers of English and the Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative. Her doctoral research focused on transitional readers, specifically the sociology of families, reading pedagogy, and family and school engagement. Dr. Bogard is known for her passion for teaching writing and instilling a love of writing in students of all ages. Jennifer's interests include yoga in the classroom and she serves on the Yoga 4 Classrooms Advisory board.
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