• Margaret Bouchard Pray

    Margaret Pray Bouchard

    Contact Information
    Office S-227E

    Ed.D., Boston University
    M.Ed., Boston College
    B.S., Bridgewater State College

  • Courses Taught
    • ED148 Introduction to the Foundations of Reading
    • ED 317 ECE Early Literacy, Children’s Literature & Language Arts
    • ED 343 Elementary Reading, Language Arts and Literature
    • ED 917 Diagnosis, Analysis and Remediation of Reading Difficulties in the Middle & Upper Grades
    • ED 984 Reading Portfolio
    • ED 992 Elementary Portfolio
    • EL 907 Assessing Teaching & Learning in Elementary Education

    Presenter for International, National & State Conferences
    Oxford Research Round Table – Teachers’ Knowledge of
    Assessing the Literate Context (2006)

    International Reading Association - Teaching Preservice
    Teachers to Think Critically, Read to Me Papa-Development of
    Parent Involvement (2007, 2010)

    Association of Teacher Educators- Problem-based Learning

    Massachusetts Reading Association- The Neglected Half of
    Assessment, How Do You Say Struggling Reader in Swedish?
    (2007, 2009).

    Professional Duties
    Co-founder/Advisor of Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society
    Reading Honor Society for WSC Graduate Students & Alumni
    (2007- 2010).

    Coordinator for WSC Graduate Reading Programs
    (2003- 2010)

    Honors and Grants
    Grant /Awards Recipient
    WSC Faculty Mini-Grants for Problem-based learning & Service Learning

    Massachusetts Reading Association Mini- Grants (2008 &
    “Building Caring Communities Book by Book”

    Celebrate Literacy Award from IRA and MACURE -2009

    WSC Service Learning Fellow- Center of Service learning and
    Civil Engagement (2007- 2008)