Early literacy development, particularly in school contexts
EDUC 506: Literacy Tutoring - Elementary
EDUC 706: Intro to Reading Instruction
EDUC 734: Children's Literature
EDUC 806: Intro to Reading Instruction
EDUC 902: Doctoral Pro-seminar
EDUC 907: Foundations Literacy Instructn
Wharton-McDonald, R. M. (2018). The Role of Word Recognition in Beginning Reading: Getting the Words off the Page. In C. Cassano, & S. Dougherty (Eds.), Pivotal Research in Early Reading: Foundational Studies and Current Practices (first ed., pp. 142-159). New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Wharton-McDonald, R. M. (2017). Reading Comprehension in the Middle Grades: Characteristics, Challenges, and Effective Supports. In S. Israel (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension, Second Edition (pp. 353-376). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.
Wharton-McDonald, R. M., with Pressley, M., & with Allington, R. (2015). Expert Literacy Teaching in the Primary Grades. In Reading Instruction that Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching (4th ed., pp. 277-313). New York, NY: Guilford Press.