Dr. Richard Wyman
Dr. Wyman was born and raised in Boston. He taught elementary school in Cambridge, Mass., before returning to school to earn his doctorate. His first teaching position was at the Oswego campus in the State University of New York system.
- Elementary Social Studies Methods
- Field Experience
- Instructional Strategies
- History and Foundations of Education
- Wyman, R. (2005). America's history through young voices: Using primary sources in the K-12 social studies classroom. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
- Campbell, D., Cignetti, P., Melenyzer, B., Nettles, D., and Wyman, R. (2007). How to develop a professional portfolio: A manual for teachers (4th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
- Campbell, D., Cignetti, P., Melenyzer, B., Nettles, D., and Wyman, R. (2000). Portfolio and performance assessment in teacher education. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
- Use of primary sources (diaries, journals, photographs, etc.) in the social studies classroom.
- Researching the Battle of Lake Erie, a turning point in the War of 1812
Service Learning Projects
For three years, Wyman and his social studies students collaborated with the third-grade teachers at Charleroi Elementary School on a project dealing with immigration and Ellis Island. The third-grade students studied immigration and their unit culminated in a simulation of the Ellis Island experience.
- Department of Early, Middle and Special Education
- M.E. Elementary Education (without certification)
- M.E. Elementary/Special Education Certification