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Betty Ruth Baker
Betty Ruth Baker

Betty Ruth Baker, M.S. Ed.

Director, Teaching in Australia Intern Program

Baylor University
School of Education
One Bear Place #97314
Waco, Texas 76798
Office: Marrs McLean Science Building 214
Telephone: 254-710-6165
E-mail: Betty_Ruth_Baker@baylor.edu

Degree:
M.Ed Baylor University
Graduate Study, Early Childhood Education Texas Womans University

Principal Publications:
Books: Donnie Dinosaur Life Skills Curriculum Module (1994) New Orleans,LA Syndistar,Inc.

Book Chapters: Transition Time: Make it a Time of Learning for Children" (1991) ed J. S. McKee. Early Childhood Annual Edition,Guilford,CT: Duskin Press.

Encouraging Literacy Developmentin Kindergarten Through Learning Center Experiences. Childhood Education, Journal of the Association for Childhood Educational, Vol,78,No. 1 Fall 2001.

Teaching At Risk Children: An Instructional Model in a Professional Development School. Clearing house on Teaching and Teacher Education, ED438280, 2000.

Research Interest:
Instruction and the learning environment for young children

Research:
Examining Geometric Thinking in Kindergarteners 2004-2005
Examining Geometric Thinking in Second Graders 2005

Funded Research:
Encouraging Literacy Development in Kindergarten Through Learning Centers
Received the Elizabeth Breathwaite Mini Grant from the Association for Childhood Education International. 2001
Young Children and Mathematics: A Study of Children and Geometry 2003