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Kim Stewart

Assistant Professor

PhD

Education, Faculty of

Marshall d'Avray Hall 215

Fredericton

stewart@unb.ca
1 506 447 3339



Education

  • Ph.D. Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick
  • M.Ed. Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick
  • New Brunswick Principal Certification, Department of Education, New Brunswick
  • Diploma of Advance Undergraduate Studies, University of New Brunswick
  • B.Ed. Early Childhood, University of New Brunswick

Key areas of interest

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Reconceptualizing Literacies
  • Play and Creativity
  • Feminist Theory
  • Educational Leadership
  • Critical Studies
  • Teacher Education

Teaching

University of New Brunswick

  • Literacy Learning in the Early Years
  • Curriculum and Evaluation in the Early Years
  • Connecting Home and School Literacies, University of New Brunswick (UNB)
  • Interpreting Play for Curriculum Development
  • Creativity and Visual Arts in Teaching and Learning
  • Multi-modal Literacies in Early Childhood
  • Project Approach in the Early Years
  • Teachers as Writers
  • Assessment of Literacy for School Leaders

Saint Thomas University

  • Exceptional and Differentiated Education - Elementary
  • Exceptional and Differentiated Education – Secondary
  • Early Years Education: Contemporary Theory and Practice

International teaching

Literacy Expert - Inter-American Development Bank, Government of Barbados, Ministry of Education, Skills for the Future Program. Training in Literacy and Numeracy

Early Childhood Literacy Expert - World Bank, Government of Guyana, Ministry of Education, Guyana Early Childhood Education Project. Consultancy to Develop Training Courses and Training of Trainers for Improved Instruction and Learning at Nursery and Primary Grade 1

Literacy Expert- Caribbean Development Bank, Government of Barbados, Ministry of Education. Consultancy Services for the Development of School Teacher Effectiveness Plans for Project Schools (STEPs)under the Education Enhancement Project II

NB public schools

  • 8 years Subject Coordinator – Literacy, Enrichment, Professional Learning
  • 10 years Elementary School Prinicpal
  • 10 years K – 12 Teacher

Publications

Stewart, K. & Gallagher, C. (2020). Tangled Literate Histories. Journal of Childhood Studies 45(3), 69 – 74.

Stewart, K. (2020). Sacred space: Places to call home? Antistasis, 10(1), 15-22.

Stewart, K., Gallagher, C., Rose, S., and Tozer, A. (2019). Co-editor and contributing author of a 64-page Professional Curriculum Support Documents to support The New Brunswick Curriculum Framework for Early Learning and Child Care ~ English Learning and Relating Through Pedagogical Documentation Professional Support Document.

Stewart, K., Gallagher, C., and Rose, S. (2018.) Co-authoring 64-page Professional Curriculum Support Documents to support The New Brunswick Curriculum Framework for Early Learning and Child Care ~ English: Teaching and learning with our young children.

Stewart, K., Ashton, E., Hunt A., Nason, P. and Scheffel, T. (2009). Play and playfulness: Professional support document. Fredericton, NB: UNB Early Childhood Centre.

The UNB Early Childhood Centre Research and Development Team. (2008). The New Brunswick Curriculum Framework for Early Learning and Child Care (English). Fredericton, NB: Department of Social Development.

Creative publications

Co-curators of the Twitter account @ShelfieTalk with over 6200 followers.

  • Bi-monthly #shelfietalk chat related to literacy
  • Review archives of our #ShelfieTalk chats

Grants, awards and distinctions

Dr. Marilyn Trenholme Counsell Literacy Award - Outstanding contribution to literacy in New Brunswick

Coordinator: HRDC, Employment and Social Development Canada, Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood

Margaret and Wallace McCain Scholarship Foundation, ($50,000 x 3 years)

Helen MacFarlane Graduate Fellowship ($600 x 2 years)

PhD Student Award for Outstanding Presentation at the Award 6th Atlantic Education Graduate Student Conference

New Brunswick Female Administrators Bursary Award, ($600 X 3 years)