I am a teacher and researcher interested in the intersection of literacy and technology.
I teach early reading, children's literature and new literacies classes. I was the
literacy and technology coordinator for Gear Up.
EDU 573 Language Arts a Developmental Approach
EDU 522 Digital Teaching and Learning II
EDU 106 New Literacies for Lifelong Learning
EDU 307 Children's Literature and Literacy
EDU 308 Children's Literature and Literacy: Early Childhood
McVerry, J. G., Belshaw, D., & O’Byrne, W.I. (2015). Guiding Students as they Explore,
Build, and Connect Online. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
McVerry, J. G. (2015). Teaching credibility using Mozilla’s webmaker tools. Connecticut
Reading Association Journal.
McVerry, J. G. (2012). New literacies: Online reading comprehension, online collaborative
inquiry, and online content construction. Connecticut Reading Association Journal.
Leu, D.J., McVerry, J., O'Byrne, W., Kiili, C., Zawilinski, L., Everett-Cacopardo,
H., Kennedy, C., & Forzani, E. (2011). The new literacies of online reading comprehension:
Expanding the literacy and learning curriculum. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy,
55(1), 5–14. doi: 10.1598/JAAL.55.1.1