Dr. Amelia Hewitt
Dr. Amelia HewittAssociate ProfessorUrban Education
Dr. Hewitt's primary area of interest is in addressing the needs of the whole child through developmentally appropriate teaching. Her past research has been conducted at House of Tiny Treasures, a preschool for Houston's homeless children. Those research projects include focusing on the effects of music and movement on socialization and process oriented art's effects on storytelling. Additionally, her past professional experiences have focused on teachers in the classroom and applying theories of teaching and learning into the real classroom setting. Recently, she has worked on the emotional and cognitive effects of collaborative partnerships between university faculty and university students, children, and teachers.
University of Houston Ed.D. 2001
University of Louisiana M.Ed. 1991
McNeese State University B.A. 1988
Dr. Hewitt's primary area of interest is in addressing the needs of the whole child through developmentally appropriate teaching. Her current research focuses on the cognitive effects of phonological awareness at a young age.
Pinkerton, K. & Hewitt, A. (2016). Literacy: A Multidimensional and Ever-Present Entity. The Journal of Family Strengths, Volume 15 Issue 2.
Pinkerton, K., & Hewitt, A. (2015). Building the Foundations of Thought: Planting the Seeds for Collaborative Teaching. The International Journal of Pedagogy and Curriculum, Volume 22 Issue 3.
Hewitt, A., Wade, C. and Lin, H. Technology and Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Young Children. In J. Nath & I. Chen (2015), Technology in the classroom: For now and the future. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
Pinkerton, K., Van Horn, L., Hewitt, A, & Dalton C. Using technology to develop literacy. In J. Nath and I. Chen (2015), Technology in the classroom: For now and the future. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.