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Laurie Rabinowitz

Supervised Fieldwork Advisor & Course Instructor

Laurie Rabinowitz, MSEd, MA, is a faculty member in Literacy and Reading. She has taught courses at Teachers College, Columbia University, Barnard College, New York University, Hunter College, and LIU Brooklyn and has supervised student teachers at Teachers College, Columbia University. Previously, she was a special education teacher at a public school in New York City. She has also worked as a Director of Instruction at a New York City charter school.

She is a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research looks at teacher perspectives on inclusive practices. Rabinowitz holds an MA in Education Leadership from New York University and a MS in Special Education from Hunter College. She earned her undergraduate degree in Art History from Barnard College.

Educational Background

Qualifications
MA, School Building Leadership, New York University, M.S., Special Education, Hunter College

Publications:

Rabinowitz, L. & Tondreau, A. (2021). Balancing Literacies: UDL/CSP-Infused Elementary Reading Instruction In C. McCray Multifaceted Strategies for Social-Emotional Learning and Whole Learner Education. IGI Global.

Tondreau, A. & Rabinowitz, L. (forthcoming). Curation as a Literacy Practice: Bringing a Critical Lens to Traditional Field Trip Spaces In A. Vandhei Carter & C. Clark Multicultural Curriculum Transformation in Literacy and Language Arts: Foundations of Multicultural Education Series. Lexington Books.

Presentations:

Rabinowitz, L. & Meyers, M. (July 15, 2019). Rubrics, Checklists, Scorecards, and other “Tools” for Assessing the Cultural Responsiveness of School Curriculum Presentation at Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools, New York, NY.

Tondreau, A., Rabinowitz, L., Rumberger, A. (November 30, 2018). Constructing and Deconstructing PostTruth Ideology: The Role of Literacy Researchers. Presentation at Literacy Research Association, Indian Wells, CA.

Rabinowitz, L. (July 16, 2018). Intersections of Ableism and Racism in Class Management. Presentation at Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools, New York, NY.

Rumberberger, A., Rabinowitz, L., M., Tondreau, & Meyers, M. (February 8, 2018). Carving Out Other Spaces for Agency and Resistance: Implications for Literacy Research.  Presentation at Eastern Education Research Association 2018 Annual Conference, Clearwater, FL.

Rumberger, A., Meyers, M., & Rabinowitz, L. (March 25, 2016). Reciprocal Coaching for Close Reading Practices. Presentation at Harvard Graduate School of Education Student Research Conference, Cambridge, MA.

Meyers, M., Rumberger, A. & Rabinowitz, L.M. (2016, March). Close Reading for Critical Literacy: Addressing CCSS Progressively. Lecture conducted for the New York Collective of Radical Educators, Manhattan, NY.

Meyers, M., Rumberger, A. & Rabinowitz, L.M. (2015, March). From critique to reconstruction: Empowering students through literacy. Lecture conducted for the New York Collective of Radical Educators, Manhattan, NY.

Rabinowitz, L.M. & Rose, C. (2014, March). The disabling nature of non-inclusive classrooms. Lecture conducted for New York Collective of Radical Educators, Brooklyn, NY.