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  • Monica González Smith

    Assistant Professor


    • Institute for Teacher Education
    • Institute for Teacher Education -


    • 2017 PhD Elementary Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Second Language Teacher Education University of South Florida
    • 2012 MEd Educational Leadership Florida Atlantic University
    • 2005 BA English, Education University of Florida

    Area(s) of Interest

    • Culture
    • Qualitative Research
    • Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy
    • English as a Second Language
    • Second Language Teacher Education
    • Sociocultural Theory
    • Reflection

    Brief Biography

    Monica Gonzalez Smith, PhD is a qualitative researcher. Her teaching experiences began in Miami, Florida, were she taught in title one public schools to majority Spanish-speaking primary and secondary students. Her research centers on the use of reflective methodologies for second language teacher education (SLTE) and tools such as sheltered instruction lesson planning and the observation protocol (SIOP), content and integrated language learning (CLIL), cultural and linguistic responsive instruction, and intercultural communicative competency (ICC).

    Contact Information

    Office Phone

    (808) 956-7877


    Everly 221 F



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