Maria Dove

  • Why I Love Teaching at Molloy College

    Molloy College offers small class sizes and a community atmosphere in which professors truly get to know their students and support their success. Molloy professors work collaboratively to enhance the teaching and learning experience as well as jointly conduct research and publish on current educational issues.

  • Academic Interests
    • Teacher education

    • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

    • Collaborative teaching practices

    • Teacher leadership

  • What I am working on

    Currently conducting research on collaborative teaching practices for English language learners, her research interests include school leadership, policies, and programs for multilingual students in PreK-12 institutions.

  • Educational Background

    St. John's University, Queens, New York: Ed.D. Instructional Leadership

    Hunter College, CUNY, New York: M.A. Education: TESL

  • Additional Information

    Dr. Dove worked as an English-as-a-second-language (ESL) teacher and program coordinator for over 30 years, providing instruction to English language learners (ELLs) in public-school settings (Grades K-12) and in adult English language programs in Nassau County, NY.  She was the recipient of the Outstanding ESL Educator Award from NYS TESOL in 2010.

  • Publications/Presentations

    Books:

    Honigsfeld, A. & Dove, M. G. (2010) Collaboration and co-teaching: Strategies for English learners. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

    Honigsfeld, A., & Dove, M. (Eds.) (Forthcoming). Co-teaching and other collaborative practices in the EFL/ESL classroom: Rationale, research, reflections, and recommendations. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

    Book Chapters:

    Dove, M.G. (2008). Teaching young children to read by combining music, lyrics, and text: How to teach an old song new tricks! In R. Dunn & B. E. Blake (Eds.), Teaching every child to read: Innovative and practical strategies for K-8 educators. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Dove, M. G. (2009). A grassroots approach to co-teaching for English language learners. In A. Honigsfeld & A. Cohan (Eds.), Breaking the mold of school instructional organization. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Giourokakis, V., Dove, M. G. , & Honigsfeld, A. (Forthcoming). From co-teaching partnership to mentoring: Innovative ways to build teacher capacity. In A. Honigsfeld & A. Cohan (Eds.), Breaking the mold for culturally and linguistically diverse students: Innovative and successful practices for the 21st century. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Articles:

    Dove, M.G. (2007). Using recorded books with English Language Learners: It's more than just listening. Idiom, 37(3), p. 1, 20-21.

    Dove, M. G. & Honigsfeld, A. (2009). Critical education, critical literacy, and co-teaching for ELLs. Idiom, 39 (4), 4.

    Dove, M. G. & Honigsfeld, A. (2010). ESL co-teaching and collaboration: Opportunities to enhance teacher leadership and enhance student learning. TESOL Journal, 1(1), 3-22.

    Dove, M. G., & Freeley, M. E. (2011). The effects of leadership on innovative program implementation. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin

    Honigsfeld, A. & Dove, M.G. (2008). Co-teaching in the ESL classroom. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 74 (2), p.8-14.

    Honigsfeld, A. & Dove, M.G. (2009). Who are our ELLs? Idiom, 38 (4), p. 3, 21.

    Honigsfeld, A., & Dove, M. (2010). Co-teaching 201: How to support ELLs. New Teacher Advocate, 17(3), 4-5.

    Honigsfeld, A., & Dove, M. (2010). From isolation to partnership: ESL co-teaching leads to teacher leadership.Teachers Teaching Teachers (T3), 5(6), 1-4.

    Honigsfeld, A., & Dove, M. (2010). Co-teaching 201: How to support ELLs. New Teacher Advocate, 17(3), 4-5.

    Honigsfeld, A., & Dove, M. (2010). From isolation to partnership: ESL co-teaching leads to teacher leadership.Teachers Teaching Teachers (T3), 5(6), 1-4.