Higher Education Experience
Assistant Professor of Education, Bridgewater College, Teaching: Introduction to Foundations of American Education, Educational Psychology, Literature for Young Adults, Practicum in Current Teaching Techniques, 2014 – present.
Instructor, Virginia Tech, EDCI 5454: Teaching Composition, Education Department, Spring 2014.
University Consultant for Student Teaching, Drexel University, Education Department, Fall 2013.
Search Committee for Coordinator of Pre-Education Advising, Virginia Tech, May 2013.
Student Teaching Supervisor, Bridgewater College, Education Department, Spring 2012 – present.
University Consultant for Student Teaching, Virginia Tech, EDCI 5964, Fall 2011 – 2014.
Co-director of the Shenandoah Valley Writing Academy at Bridgewater College (SVWA@BC), June 2011 – 2016.
Praxis Support Coordinator, Bridgewater College, Education Department, 2009 – present.
Instructor, Virginia Tech, EDCI 5444: Teaching Adolescent Readers, Education Department, Fall 2011, 2012, 2013.
University Consultant for Student Teaching, Eastern Mennonite University, Education Department, 2007-2010.
Instructor, ED 340: A Young Adult Literature, English Department, Eastern Mennonite University, Spring 2011.
Instructor, ED 373: Special Methods for Middle and Secondary Teaching: English, Education Department, 2007-2010.
Action Research Project Editor, Eastern Mennonite University, MAED program, 2003 – 2011.
Teacher Assistant, EDCC 552: Action Research in Educational Settings, MAED program, Eastern Mennonite University, Spring 2010.
Praxis and Curriculum Library Coordinator, Eastern Mennonite University, Education Department, 2000 – 2011.
Instructor, LANG 111A: Reading and Writing for College I, Eastern Mennonite University, English Department, Fall 2006.
Instructor, COMM 101: Principles of Composition, Eastern Mennonite University, Fall 2001.
Public Education Experience
Virginia Teaching License, English Language Arts, Grades 9-12, 1993 – present.
AYP School Division Improvement Reading Coach, Rockingham County Public Schools, November – February, 2004 & September – December 2005.
Reader of Sixth Grade Writing Samples, 791 papers, Rockingham County Public Schools, Virginia, 2000.
Yearbook & Newspaper Judge, Columbia Scholastic Press Association, 1999.
Reader/Critiqued YA Novels, Rockingham County Public Schools, 1999.
English and Photojournalism Teacher, Grades 9-12, Rockingham County Public Schools, Broadway High School, Broadway, Virginia, 1993 – 1999.
Virginia Tech, PhD, Curriculum & Instruction: English Education, 8/2014
Eastern Mennonite University, MA, Curriculum & Instruction: Secondary Education, 12/1998
Radford University, BS, English, VA Teaching License: English 9-12, 5/1993
Presenter at Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), April 2017, forthcoming. Portland, OR. Topic: Cultivating Partnerships for More Effective Teaching and Research.
Presenter at the National Council for the Social Studies, December, 2016. Washington, D.C. Topic: Collaboration: College Students and 7th Graders Broadcast 1920s News.
Presenter at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Conference, November 2016. Atlanta, GA. Topics: Engaging Preservice Teachers in Layers of Literacy; Igniting Instruction; A Snapshot, A Thoughtshot, They’re Writing, OH MY!: Writing Workshop for Diverse Literacy Classes.
Presenter at Copenhaver Institute, June 2016. Roanoke, VA. Topic: Reading the Genre Map and More.
Presenter at Bridgewater College Aspire. April 2016.
Presenter at Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC), April 2016. Houston, TX. Topic: Student-Generated Rubrics: A Pedagogical Strategy.
Presenter at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Conference, November 2015. Minneapolis, MN. Topics: Shared Leadership: Democratic Leadership and New Literacies in Teacher Education (research presentation) & Beyond Standardization: Writing Workshop as the Core of Language Arts Instruction (pedagogy presentation).
Presenter at JMU’s Unconference, December 2015. Harrisonburg, VA. Topic: First Year Flipping with Camtasia.
Presenter at Share Fair Nation, October 2015. Bridgewater, VA. Topic: Write a Moment: Snapshots, Sweet Spots, and Syntax.
Presenter at Virginia Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, October 2015. Richmond, VA. Topics: Narrative as Foundation; Multicultural YAL and Teaching for Social Justice; Arranged for BC student Kathleen Leigh to serve on student panel.
Presenter at the Virginia Department of Education’s English Standards of Learning Institute, October 2015. Topic: Using Writing to Learn.
Presenter at the Scholarship Luncheon Bridgewater College, February 2015. Bridgewater Virginia: Empowerment and a Secondary English Teacher’s Use of New Literacies with Voice and Struggling Writers
Research Roundtable at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Conference, November 2014. Washington, D.C. Topic: A Secondary English Teacher’s Use of New Literacies with Voice and Struggling Writers.
Presenter for PedEx/Tech Talk, October 2014. Bridgewater College. Topic: Google Classroom: More Teaching, Less Tech-in
Presenter at Virginia Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, October 2014. Williamsburg, VA. Topics: Writing Workshop: Looking Back at Best Practice, Looking Forward to New Literacies; Research and Secondary Writing Instruction.
Presenter at the Bridgewater College Teacher Education Technology Committee, September 2014. Bridgewater, VA. Topic: Google Classroom: My Experience.
Presenter at Association of Teacher Educators of Virginia (ATE-VA), March 2014. Sweet Briar, VA. Topic: One Voice with Reflective Coteaching: Practice, Perceptions, and Insight in a Teacher Preparation Program.
Presenter at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Conference, November 2013. Boston, MA. Topics: Creating, Co-creating, and Challenging Texts; L. Ramon Veal Research Seminar.
Presenter at Virginia Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, October 2013. Williamsburg, VA. Topics: Mentor Texts and Writing: Model Possibilities, Avoid Pitfalls; Connecting Braided Collaborative Essays with Young Adult Literature.
Presenter at the Conference of Higher Education Pedagogy, February, 2012. Topics: Digital Internships: Examining Student Skill Development in Online Collaborations (research); Recoding and Reflection Using Web 2.0 (pedagogy); Professional Seminar: Conducting Research in a Collaborative Culture (poster); Valuing a One-Credit Course Through the Lens of Doctoral Students (poster).
Presenter at National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Conference, November 2012. Las Vegas, NV. Topics: Connecting Braided Collaborative Essays and Young Adult Literature; L. Ramon Veal Research Seminar.
Presenter at Virginia Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, October 2012. Topic: Digital Internships: Web 2.0 Collaboration and Possibilities for Educating Students from Afar
Presenter at the Conference of Higher Education Pedagogy, February, 2011. Topic: Wikis, Blogs, E-portfolios, and Face-to-Face Conferencing: Coaching Diverse Students in Differentiated Settings.
Presenter at Virginia Association of Teachers of English Fall Conference, October 2011. Topic: Shenandoah Valley Writing Academy at Bridgewater College (SVWA@BC)
Martin, J M. & Morris, S.L. (2017). Teaching composition together: Democracy, perceptions, and new literacies. International Journal for the Scholarship of Technology Enhanced Learning, 1(2), 18-34.
Dredger, K. Nobles, S., & Martin J.M. (2017). Digital poetry practicum: Preservice English language arts teachers’ dispositions of new literacies. Journal of Literacy and Technology, 18(1), 157-203.
Trupe, A.L. & Martin, J.M. (2016). Revisiting the writing process: The teacher-writer in the workshop. Virginia English Journal, 66(1), 48-62.
Trupe, A.L. & Martin, J.M. (2015). Using Writing to Learn. Virginia Department of Education, [Presentation slides and 8 handouts]. Retrieved from VDOE website (see Staunton tab).
Dredger, K.S., Horst, P.H., Martin, J., & Williams, M.S. (2014). Harnessing the participatory nature of adolescents today: New literacies and young adult literature. Educational Practice and Reform.
Martin, J. (2014). The braided essay and YA lit: Deepening thematic understandings. Reading in Virginia.
Asselin, S., Bhandari, N.A., MacDonald, B.L., Martin, J.M., Turner, W. Modena, A., Simmons, J.M., Chang, R.R. (2013) Valuing a one-Credit course through the lens of doctoral students. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
Martin, J., Trupe, A., Horst, P., Biviano, A., Guard, C., & Estes, K. (2013). Braided essay and book trailer lesson plan. In R. Miller, H. Moorefield-Lang & C. Meier (Eds.), Tablet computers in the academic library.
Association of Teacher Educators in Virginia’s School/University Partnership Award. March 2016. Project: Blended Instruction Field Experience.
VFIC / Verizon Foundation “Teaching with Today’s Technology” Grant Reproposal. January 2016. Amount Awarded: $6,512.30.
Association of Teacher Educators in Virginia’s School/University Partnership Award. April, 2012. Project: Poetry Wiki Collaborative.
Xcalibar Award Finalist for excellence in teaching with technology, Virginia Tech, December 2011.
Distinguished Leadership Award, 2005. Skyline Literacy Coalition. Harrisonburg, Virginia.
National Association of Teachers of English/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation Program Reviewer, 2016-present.
Yowell-Pazmino Convocation Commitee, Bridgewater College, 2016-present.
Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education Conference Proposal Reviewer, 2015 & 2016.
Virginia Association of Teachers of English Board of Directors, College Member Elect/At Large, 2016-present.
Philomathes Society Board of Directors, Vice-President, Bridgewater College, Vice-President, 2016-present.
Reviewer for Virginia English Standards of Learning, Virginia Department of Education, August 2016.
Manuscript Review for The Teacher Educator’s Journal, March 2015.
Search Committee for Health & Physical Education Faculty position, Bridgewater College, February 2016.
Virginia Council on English Education (VCEE) Board of Directors, Secretary, 2015-present.
Search Committee on Teacher Education, Bridgewater College Teacher Education Program, Spring 2014.
Shenandoah Valley Phi Delta Kappa International Board of Directors, Secretary, 2014-present.
Committee for Coordinator of Pre-Education Advising, Virginia Tech, May 2013.
Volunteer, College Essay Night, Blue Ridge Writing Project, Blacksburg, H.S. & Franklin County H.S., September, 2011, 2012, 2013. Mentored students and encouraged graduate student volunteerism in working with high school students on college essays.
Challenge Local Advisory Committee, Rockingham County Public Schools 2011- present.
Skyline Literacy Coalition Board of Directors, Harrisonburg, Virginia. 2002 – 2005. Board President, 2005.
Virginia Association of Teachers of English Board of Directors, Secretary, 1993.
Voice and Developing Writers, New Literacies, and Young Adult Literature