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Marie Lynch

Horace Mann Hall (HM) 059
(401) 456-8763

Academic Background

Ph.D., University of Rhode Island/Rhode Island College
M.Ed., Lesley College
B.S., Syracuse University

Courses Taught

SPED 311 Language Development & Communication Problems of Children
SPED 440 Collaboration: Home, School & Community
SPED 458 Math/Science for Students with Disabilities
SPED 531 Universal Design for Educating All Students
SPED 662/664 Internship at the Elementary or Secondary Level


  • Identification/evaluation of learning-based and other disabilities
  • Effective practices to include students with disabilities
  • Understanding how children/adolescents broker language for their non-English speaking parents
  • Access/equity of mathematics for all students

Recent Scholarly Activity

Lynch, M.A. (in progress) You, where from?: A memoir of growing up culturally deaf.

Lynch, M.A. (under review) UDL in mathematics, book chapter. Brookes Publishing.

Lynch, M.A. (2012).  Benevolent ableism: How "doing good" can actually be bad for children with disabilities and their families. International Journal of Civic, Political, and Community Studies, 10, 55-62.

Lynch, M. (2011). Persistently low achieving schools and its impact on students with disabilities. International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2011 Proceedings, pp. 2759-2765.

Gracia, S., Darcy, M., & Lynch, M. (2010). Under scrutiny: Assessment considerations in advanced level programs. Journal of Assessment & Accountability Systems in Educator Preparation. Northern Iowa.

Lynch, M.A. & Capalbo, L.G. (2010, May 2). Judging Competence: Observing Student Teachers in Diverse Fields. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Retrieved November 15, 2012, from the AERA Online Paper Repository.

Lynch, M.A. & Capalbo, L. (November, 2009). Judging Competence: Observing Student Teachers in Diverse Fields (pilot study). International Conference on Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) 2009 Proceedings, pp. 2876-2885.

Lynch, M.A. (September, 2009). i>clicker Teaching Tips: Using Classroom Response Systems with Special Needs Students in Elementary Inclusion Classrooms. K-12 Case study.

Curriculum Vita

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Page last updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010