Clinical Assistant Professor
Program Co-Director for Early Childhood Education
Nermeen Dashoush is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education. Prior to joining Boston University’s faculty, she taught Pre-4th grade in New York City for ten years as a classroom teacher and science specialist. Dr. Dashoush taught curriculum improvement and science education at Teachers College, Columbia University where she mentored pre-service and in-service teachers. Her research has been primarily focused on establishing professional communities of practices and increasing teacher efficacy. Dr. Dashoush teaches the early childhood science methods course, the assessment course and supervises student practicums.
Ph.D. in Science Education, Columbia University
M.A. in Curriculum and Teaching, Columbia University
B.A. in Middle Eastern Studies and Education, New York University
SED EC453: Curriculum and Practicum in Early Childhood: K
SED EC516: Early Childhood Curriculum and Practicum: K
SED EC557: Classroom Based Assessment of Young Children
Dashoush, N. (2015) The case of Jack Demsey: A construction of knowledge and misinformation. Current: The Journal of Marine Education. Dashoush, N. (2015) First graders tackle forensics at the Speyer Legacy School. NAIS: Independent School Magazine.
Marrero, M.E., Riccio, J.F., Gunning, A.M., Dashoush, N., Mensah, F.M. (2012) STEM Professional Development in an Online Fellowship Program: Impacts on Teacher Beliefs and Practices. Themed Paper Set presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Clearwater, FL. Dashoush, N. (2012) Using Literature to Engage Elementary Students in Ocean Studies. Presented at the Marine Science Share-A-Thon for New York State Marine Education Association (NYSMEA), New York, NY