Dr. Andrea M. Noel, Chair
(845) 257 2896
Courses Usually Taught:
The Development of Symbolic Representation, Language and Literacy
Reading Development, Birth through Kindergargen
Child, Family, and School 1 and 2
Teaching English Language Arts and Social Studies in the Elementary School
Investigating grant funding with Dr. Katheleen Lord
Writing manuscripts on research results from my sabbatical in Australia
Early Reading Development
Noel, A. M. (2010). Perceptions of school readiness in one Queensland primary school. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood Education. 35(2), 28-35.
Noel, A. M. & Newman, J. (2008). Mothers' plans for children during the kindergarten hold-out year. Early Child Development and Care, 178(3), 289-303.
Noel, A. M. (2007). Elements of a Winning Field Trip. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 44(1), 42-44.
Noel, A. M. & Colopy, M. (2006). Making history field trips meaningful: Teachers' and site educators' perspectives on teaching materials. Theory and Research in Social Education,34(4), 553-568.
Yang, H. & Noel, A. M. (2006). The developmental characteristics of four- and five-year-old preschoolers’ drawing: An analysis of scribbles, placement patterns, emergent writing, and name writing in archived spontaneous drawing samples. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 6(2), 145-162.
Noel, A. M. & Cash, J. (2006). Theme Bee: A second grade class follows honeybees throughout the seasons in this integrated study. Science and Children, 43(7), 22-27.
Noel, A. M. (2006). Adding excitement and relevance to elementary social studies instruction with the use of primary sources. In: J. K. Richards, (Ed.), International Perspectives on Education and Training. Athens, Greece: The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), pp. 333-342.
I love to travel, especially to Europe. My hobbies are: keeping up with my husband Jeff and my three children: Adam (21), Corinna (19), and Sophia (10). I enjoy the outdoors, especially the Adirondacks.