Peggy Lisenbee, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Early Education

Department of Literacy and Learning

Peggy Lisenbee, Ph.D.

Contact

plisenbee@twu.edu
940-898-2635
MCL 908-I

Biography

Peggy S. Lisenbee’s background is in early childhood education. She teaches both online and face-to-face for both undergraduate and graduate students. She researches literacy strategies for struggling readers, computational thinking in young children, technology integration in early childhood classrooms, culturally supportive learning environments in early childhood as well as on teacher development. Before teaching in academia, she was a Pre-k and first-grade teacher in a public school. She presents research findings at international, national, state, and regional conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed professional journals such as Early Childhood Education Journal, Young Children, Early Years: Journal of TXAEYC, and Journal of Literacy and Technology. She has a pre-service teachers’ textbook co-written with Dr. Jodi Pilgrim and Dr. Sheri Vasinda in the publication process with Routledge available in fall 2020, Integrating Technology In Literacy Instruction: Models And Frameworks For All Learners.

Education

Ph.D., Curriculum & Social Foundations, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2009
M.S., Human Development & Family Studies, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1992
B.S., Family Relations & Child Development, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1985

Expertise

Technology Use and Integration; Early Childhood Curriculum; Literacy; STEM activities including Coding and Robotics; Culturally Responsive Teaching

Latest Articles

Universal design for learning: Examining access afforded by children's search engines.
Journal of Literacy and Technology (2019)
J Pilgrim, S Vasinda, Peggy S Lisenbee

Mentoring novice teachers to advance inclusive mathematics practices
International Journal of Whole Schooling (2019)
Peggy S. Lisenbee, Paulo Tan

Sidewalk sight words: Outdoor literacy day activities.
Early Years: Journal of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children. (2018)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Engaging students in traditional and digital storytelling to make connections between pedagogy and children's experiences
Early Childhood Education Journal (2018)
Peggy S. Lisenbee, Carol M. Ford

Generation gap between students' needs and teachers' use of technology in classrooms,
Journal of Literacy and Technology (2016)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Geocaching is catching student's attention in the classroom, The Geography Teacher
The Geography Teacher (2015)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Books

Integrating Technology in Literacy Instruction: Models and Frameworks for All Learners
Routledge (2020)
Peggy S. Lisenbee, Sheri Vasinda, Jodi Pilgrim

Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018
Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
Barbara McClanahan, Peggy S. Lisenbee, Wayne Lipik, Ellen Jampole

Chapters

Conclusion: Evolving into the future and appendix of ALER officers
in Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018 | Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Susan Neuman: An oral biography of the A.B. Herr award winner, 2014
in Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018 | Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

William Rupley: An oral biography of the A.B. Herr award winner, 2013
in Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018 | Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Introduction to ALER division histories.
in Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018 | Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Introduction: Aware of our past
in Ten-Year Retrospective of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: 2008-2018 | Bookmasters Publishing (2019)
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Reconceptualization of field experiences to construct a rich understanding of self-efficacy and effective pedagogy
in Effective Teaching: Educators Perspective of Meaning Making in Higher Education, | Information Age Publishing (2018)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

The role of literacy tutoring as a method for improving pedagogical knowledge, skills, and dispositions of preservice teachers
in Texas Association of Literacy Education Yearbook: Literacy Alive and Well! Supporting Effective Literacy Instruction for All Learners, Volume 4. | Information Age Publishing (2017)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

As more things change, the more they stay the same
in A Life of Inquiry: 29 Invitations from Faculty Members at the University of Tulsa, Volume 2 | The University of Tulsa Hennecke Center for Academic Fulfillment (2016)
Peggy S. Lisenbee

Appendix A--Ethnographic research fieldnotes
in Early Childhood Teacher Research: From Questions to Results | Routledge (2012)
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Professional Affiliations

  • Association for Literacy Educators and Researchers
  • International Literacy Association
  • International Society of Technology in Education
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Texas Association for Literacy Educators
  • Texas Computer Education Association

Honors & Awards

  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Texas Woman's University (2018)
  • Judy Richardson Literacy as a Living Legacy Award, Association for Literacy Educators and Researchers (2016)