About the Author:

M. Susan McWilliams holds a PhD in Educational Leadership and Innovation and an MA in Curriculum and Instruction in Education. She is currently an associate professor of early childhood teacher education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is also an active advocate for community awareness for the crucial role literacy development plays in the early years and stays involved in the Omaha Family Literacy Partnerships. Dr. McWilliams presents nationally and is widely published in early childhood publications, including Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Play and Young Children.

M. Susan McWilliams 's Books

  • Beyond the Flannel Board: Story-Retelling Strategies Across the Curriculum

    Author: M. Susan McWilliams

    Product Code:
    544861 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-486-1 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 2-5

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Brain Child Award Free sample chapter

    Improve young children’s language, social-emotional, and number sense development with effective, developmentally appropriate teaching strategies in story retelling. This book demystifies the story retelling experience for teachers of young children by identifying effective, intentional teaching and learning practices. It provides a variety of examples for integrating story retelling activities across the curriculum to build skills in social-emotional development, numbers, STEM, and more.

    Age focus: 2–5.

    Softbound, 232 pgs.

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