School of Education
School of Education New York
- @New York City
One Pace Plaza W607
PhD , State University of New York at Albany , 1981
MS , Montclair State University , Montclair, New Jersey , 1973
MA , Montclair State University , Montclair, New Jersey , 1972
BA , Seton Hall University , South Orange, N.Y. , 1969
Awards and Honors
- international Literacy Association, July 2015 - Global Volunteer Award
- Pace Univeristy, 2014 - Excellence in Research and Scholarship
- New York State Reading Association, 2012 - President
- Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo, September 2008 - Fulbright Scholar
McDermott, P. & Gormley, K. Teachers' Use of Technology in Elementary Reading Lessons. Academic Journal.
Gormley, K. & McDermott, P. Visualizing the evidence: Strategies for teaching students to read closely.
McDermott, P. & Gormley, K. (2015). From resistance to engagement - the importance of digital literacies for struggling readers and writiers. , pages 206-236.
McDermott, P. & Allen, N. (2015). Successes and Challenges of Implementing a Teacher Education Project in Rural Sierra Leone. (Issue 71) , pages 16-25.
Falk-Ross, F., McDermott, P. & Medow, S. Using the visual and performing arts to complement young adolescents' “close reading” of texts. Middle School Journal. Vol 43 (Issue 1) , pages 27-33.
Falk-Ross, F. C., McDermott, P. & Medow, S. (2015, November). New York State Reading Association Annual Conference. Using Visualization to Support Diverse Learners' Comprehension of Information. Saratoga Springs, NY
Falk-Ross, F. C. & McDermott, P. (2015, July). 19th European Conference on Literacy Annual Conference. Literacy in the 21st century: Integrating conventional and digital literacies in classroom learning activities. Klagenfurt, Austria
American Educational Research Association
Capital District Reading Association
International Reading Association
National Council of Teachers of English
New England Educational Research Association
New York State Reading Association
Northeastern Educational Research Association