Lara Ervin-Kassab, EdD
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
The construction and composition of personal and professional identities of teachers shapes every classroom experience for students from preschool to post-graduate. Dr. Kassab is intrigued by how educators reflect upon and engage in developing their teaching selves in complex and changing contexts.
- Ed.D., Learning and Instruction, University of San Francisco
- M.A., Anthopology (focus on education), CSU Fullerton
- B.A., History, Holy Names University
- A.A., General Education, DeAnza College
- Social Science/English Credential, San Francisco State University
- Swanson, P., Rabin, C., Smith, G., Briceño, A., Ervin-Kassab, L., Sexton, D., ...
& Asato, J. (2019). Trust your team: Our journey to embed social and emotional learning
in a teacher education program focused on social justice. Teacher Education Quarterly,
- Ervin-Kassab, L., Roddick, C., Vickery, A., & Tapper, J. (Accepted manuscript 2019) Claim-rule-connection: Justifying reasoning. Mathematics Teacher. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
- Ervin-Kassab, L. (2019, March). TPEs, TPAs, TPACK, and TETCs: Working together to
integrate technology into a methods course. In Society for Information Technology
& Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 571-574). Association for the Advancement
of Computing in Education (AACE).
- Johnson-Leslie, N., Li, L., Grion, V., & Kassab, L. (2019, March). Technology-facilitated
Formative Assessment. In Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International
Conference (pp. 182-188). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
- Escalante, K., Soojinda, D., Reising, A., & Ervin-Kassab, L. (2019, October). Developing educators who are literate in equity and inclusion: The California Teaching Performance Assessment (CalTPA). California Council for Teacher Education Conference. San Diego, CA.
Areas of Research Interest
- Assessment literacy
- Communities of practice
- Culturally sustaining pedagogies
- Educator professional development
- Teacher identity
- Technological pedagogical content knowledge
- The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom by Lisa Delpit
- What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy by James Paul Gee
- Why Don't Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom by Daniel Willingham
- Available on the Lurie College of Education Spotify account