Isenberg, Joan P.

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ISENBERG, Joan P. American, b. 1941. Genres: Education. Career: Kindergarten teacher, 1963-68; Beth-El Pre-School, director and teacher, 1968-69; preschool teacher, 1970-71; substitute elementary teacher at public schools in Princeton, NJ, 1971-79; Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, instructor in education at Douglass College, 1978; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, assistant professor, 1978-84, associate professor, 1984-92, professor of education, 1992-97, coordinator of early childhood undergraduate and graduate programs, 1978-97, director, advanced studies in teaching & learning, 1997-. National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, visiting scholar, 2002-03. Publications: (with J. Jacobs) Playthings as Learning Tools: A Parents' Guide, 1982; (with S. Snover) MAZE-0 (computer games for teaching spelling), 1985; (with L. Hoffman) About the Preschool Years: Book I, 1986; (with M.R. Jalongo) Teachers' Stories: From Personal Narrative to Professional Insight, 1995; (with Jalongo) Creative Expression and Play in Early Childhood, 2nd ed., 1997, 3rd ed., 2001; (ed. with Jalongo, and contrib.) Major Trends and Issues in Early Childhood Education, 1997, 2nd ed., 2003; (with Jalongo) Exploring Your Role: A Practitioner's Introduction to Early Childhood Education, 2nd ed., 2003. Contributor to books on education. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Graduate School of Education, MSN3B3, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]