• Former urban elementary school teacher.
    Present professor of elementary education with a focus on teaching diverse learners.
    Permanent advocate for marginalized children.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2014-01-01 Stereotype Threat Effects on African American Children in an Urban Elementary SchoolJournal of Experimental Education2014-01-01
    2012-04-01 “She had a caterpillar with her and loved all kinds of slimy things normal girls would not touch:" Combating gender bias with nontraditional literature in an urban elementary classroomNetworks: An On-Line Journal for Teacher Research2012-04-01
    2010-04-01 From the classroom to the country: Engaging marginalized youth in research for educational rightsJournal of Urban Education: Focus on Enrichment.  7:103-107. 2010-04-01


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    2013-01-01 The incredible work of the elementary school (2nd ed.).  Kendall Hunt. 2013-01-01
    2011-01-01 The Incredible Work of the Elementary School.  Ed. 1.  Kendall Hunt. 2011-01-01


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    2019-01-01 The incredible work of the elementary school.  Kendall Hunt.. 2019-01-01
    2014-01-01 No Voices Left Behind.  Peter Lang Publishing. 2014-01-01
    2014-01-01 Voices from the field: Elementary student perspectives on standardized test-based school reform..  Peter Lang Publishing.. 189-200. 2014-01-01


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    2022-10-01 Exploring stereotype threat for Latina/o Elementary ELLs.Multicultural Education Magazine. 2022-10-01
    2018-01-01 “We’re going to get worse so what’s the point of working?” Florida high school students speak on school grading.Florida Association of Teacher Educators Journal. 60-72.. 2018-01-01
    2018-01-01 “We’re just scanning through to find the answers”: African American elementary student voice in a test-centered school environment.Elementary School Journal. 179-195.. 2018-01-01
    2017-01-01 High-achieving African American elementary students’ perspectives on standardized testing and stereotypes.Journal of Negro Education. 40-51.. 2017-01-01
    2017-01-01 Stereotype threat effects on African American and Latino elementary students tested together.Journal for Multicultural Education. 51-60.. 2017-01-01
    2016-01-01 Urban high school students’ perspectives on test centered curriculum.American Secondary Education Journal. 56-71.. 2016-01-01


    Research Overview

  • Student-Teacher Relationships
    Stereotype Threat
    Urban Education
    Student Voice
    Youth Engagement
  • Principal Investigator On

  • Project Y.E.S. 2.0 2013-02-01 - 2013-05-01
  • Research Mini-Grant: Project Y.E.S. 2012-02-01 - 2012-05-01
  • Cahill Award
  • Teaching Overview

  • Teaching Diverse Populations
    Introduction to Elementary Education
    Action Research
    Field Experiences
  • Full Name

  • Martin J Wasserberg