• Dr. McNulty teaches courses for students learning to become elementary teachers and for graduate students currently serving as teachers. Her current research focuses on ways educators can use strengths-based, solutions-focused frameworks to improve their teaching and their satisfaction in the career. She has served in administrative roles since 2011.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2013-01-01 Redefining Teacher Support Structures in the Induction Year: Ensuring Retention to Promote Tomorrow’s LeadersThe School Administrator.  70:36-42. 2013-01-01
    2011-01-01 Turn the kaleidoscope: Fifteen strategies to shift perspectives when learning.Childhood Education.  87:154-160. 2011-01-01
    2010-12-01 Living in the Global Village: Strategies for Teaching Mental FlexibilitySocial Studies and the Young Learner.  23:21-24. 2010-12-01
    2010-01-01 Connecting Community to Curriculum: Six Strategies for Increasing Awareness in the Next Generation of Global CitizensChildhood Education/ ACEI.  86:270-272. 2010-01-01
    2010-01-01 Experiencing history: Integrating cultural artifacts into a study of the Dust BowlSocial Studies Research and Practice Journal.  5:120-133. 2010-01-01
    2010-01-01 Teacher Drop Outs? Empowering Induction Year Teachers to Create Affable Environments to Enhance RetentionChildhood Education/ ACEI.  86:312-315. 2010-01-01
    2009-11-01 I'm Really Not That Bad: Alternative School Students, Stigma, and the Alternative School as a Site of Identity PoliticsEquity and Excellence in Education.  42:412-427. 2009-11-01
    2009-01-01 Help wanted: Seeking the critical confluence of minorities in teaching.Childhood Education/ Association of Childhood Education International.  85:179-181. 2009-01-01
    2008-01-01 Helping English language learners negotiate the text of large scale assessments.Focus on Inclusive Education/ Association for Childhood Education International.  6:6 pages. 2008-01-01
    2008-01-01 The preschool pursuitChildhood Education/ ACEI.  85:49-50. 2008-01-01
    Experiencing the future: Preservice teacher perceptions of the solution-focused brief coaching approachInternational Journal of Mentoring and Coaching in Education.  11:35-51.


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    2009-11-01 Integrating map skills at home.Kidsville News. 19. 2009-11-01


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    2012-12-01 Blueprint: M.A.T. Middle GradesUNCW. 2012-12-01


    Research Overview

  • Strengths-based, solutions-focused frameworks
    Students at-risk for school failure
    Teacher induction
  • Principal Investigator On

  • WSE Mini grants 2009-09-01 - 2010-05-01
  • Books for Interns in Classroom Management Course 2011-07-01 -
  • Co-principal Investigator On

    Investigator On

    Teaching Overview

  • Elementary Social Studies Methods
    Internship supervision
    Working with students who have experienced trauma and adversity
    Learner-centered active teaching strategies
  • Full Name

  • Carol P McNulty