Sharon Matthews
Clinical Assistant Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 203 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
Vita: View Document
Office Hours
Tuesday     2:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday     10:30am-12:00pm
Friday     10:00am-11:30am
Research Interests
Children's literature
Disciplinary literacy
Reader motivation
Writing pedagogies
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Hodges, T.S., & Matthews, S.D. (2017). Picture books aren’t just for kids! Modeling text structures through nonfiction mentor books. Voices from the Middle, 24(4), 74-79. (AR: 15%)

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts
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Invited Presentations
Matthews, S.D., & *Zimmer, W.K. (2017, July). Supporting the ADVISE TX Mission: Classroom management and planning tips for non-classroom environments. Presentation for ADVISE TX Staff Development, Texas A&M University.
Matthews, S.D. (2017, February). Military children: Educating those who also serve. Presentation for TEFB 273: Introduction to Culture, Community, Society, and Schools. Dr. Nancy Weber, Instructor, Texas A&M University.
Hammer, J., & Matthews, S.D. (2016, June). Integrating social studies content with literacy skills: Egyptian social structures. ExpLORE Camp, Texas A&M University.
Matthews, S.D., & Byrns, G.E. (2016, July). Using frame routines to enhance comprehension and text analysis. South Texas ISD BETA Camp, Texas A&M University.
Byrns, G.E., & Matthews, S.D. (2016, July). Strategy to enhance vocabulary development for students in secondary classrooms. South Texas ISD Beta Camp, Texas A&M University.
Cantrell, E. & Matthews, S.D. (2014, October). The importance of reading. Bryan High School Freshman Class. Bryan, Texas.
Publications (Technical and Community)
Bryan, K.C., & Matthews, S.D. (April, 2016). Becoming a more literate Texas: A brief analysis of Senate Bills 925 & 935. Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
2018 College-Level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching 2017 College of Education and Human Development Transforming Lives Faculty Fellow
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