Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
M.Ed. in Reading, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
B.A. in Psychology, Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia
Strategies for Gifted and Talented Diverse Students. National Association for Bilingual Education, Gifted and Talented SIG. Chicago, IL. March 2016. Bridging Academic and Social Experiences: Culturally Responsive Best Practices. Association for the Advancement of Educational Research, Stuart, FL. November, 2015.
Accelerating and Extending Literacy for Diverse Learners: Using Culturally Responsive Teaching. Preconference Institute. International Literacy Association, St. Louis, MO. July 2015.
Research, Updates and Strategies Addressing the Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gifted Students. National Association for Bilingual Education, Gifted and Talented SIG. Las Vegas, NV. March 2015.
The Impact of a Study-Abroad Experience on Participants’ Cultural Beliefs and Attitudes. Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI. January 2015.
Identifying and Nurturing Giftedness in English Language Learners. National Association for Bilingual Education, Gifted and Talented SIG. San Diego, CA. February 2014
Identifying and Serving Gifted ELLs. International Reading Association, Gifted and Talented SIG. San Antonio, TX. April, 2013.
Exploring Writing Instruction in Title I Schools: Findings from a Qualitative Research Study. Southwest Educational Research Association Conference, San Antonio, TX. February 2013.
Success for English Language Learners in Mainstream Science Classrooms. Lamar University, Beaumont, TX. Summer 2011 and Summer 2012.
K-2 Reading Workshop. Ector County ISD, Odessa, TX. Summer 2012.
Have You Discovered Language Workshop? National Association of Bilingual Educators, February 2012
Building Teacher Capacity and Reaching English Language Learners. Learning Forward (previously National Staff Development Council), Atlanta, GA, December 2010
STELLAR Teachers: Effectively Teaching English Language Learners in the “Regular” Content Classroom. Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, Austin, TX, January 2010
Essential Conversations: Critical Connections for English Language Learners. Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts, Dallas, TX, January 2009
Engaging Secondary Language Learners through Innovative Practices: National Council of Teachers of English Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2008
Effective Writing for English Language Learners: Teachers and Students Experience “The Process.” National Council of Teachers of English Conference, New York, New York, November 2007
Anderson, E. (2016). An eclectic view at topics in education. Wesleyan Graduate Review, 13(1). v.
Adiche, C.A. (2012). Purple hibiscus. [Review of the book by E.Anderson]. Wesleyan Graduate Review, 13 (1), 46-47.
Anderson, E. (2015). Engaging and effective strategies for English language learners to develop critical thinking, academic vocabulary, and literacy. In D. Sisk (Ed.), Accelerating and extending literacy for diverse students. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Publication date: August 2015.
Anderson, E. & Dryden, L. (2014). Fourth grade writing instruction: A case study of three teachers in Title I schools. Journal of Research Initiatives, 2 (1), http://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol1/iss2/4
Anderson, E. (2012). Reviewer’s choices: Recommended reading. [Review of the books Mindset by C. Dweck and Influencer by K. Patterson, J. Grenny, D. Maxfield, R. McMillan, and A. Switzler]. Wesleyan Graduate Review, 9 (1), 79-80.
Anderson, E. (2012). English and second language committee supports the use of home language in writing. Texas Voices, 25, (21), 15.
Anderson, E. (2012). Ten tips for the instruction of English language learners. Texas Voices, 25, (22), 9.
Anderson, E. (2011). BICS and CALP and matters of the heart: Transforming ELL instruction. English in Texas, 41.1, 23-28. Invited publication.
Anderson, E. (2008). Reaching all students: Teaching English language learners. English in Texas, 38, 61-63.
Anderson, E., Fisher, N., Perez, O., Shackmann, R., & Shelton, J. (2010). Teaching the English language learners: A STELLAR journey for mainstream teachers. Teachers Teaching Teachers, 6,(3), ERIC # ED 512917
Previous and Current Research
Ongoing qualitative study on the impact of short-term study-abroad projects on teachers’ attitudes and beliefs about culture and schooling
Longitudinal study on teacher implementation and reflection after intensive professional development
Retention and success of international students at higher education institutions
Perceptions and expectations of instructors towards international university students
Writing practices of fourth grade teachers at Title I schools