Katie Rybakova, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Phone: 207-859-1158
rybakovae@thomas.edu

 

Degrees:

  • B.S. English Education, Florida State University
  • M.A. English Education, Florida State University
  • Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction, Florida State University

Professional Service:

  • Executive Director, Maine Association for Middle Level Education (State)
  • Conference on English Education Digital Literacies in Teacher Education Commission Co-Chair (National)

Certification:

  • 6-12th grade English/Language Arts
  • ESOL Endorsement
  • K-12 Exceptional Student Education certification

Professional Affiliations/Licenses:

  • Professional affiliations: National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), Conference on English Education (CEE), Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE), Maine Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE), Association of Computer Technology Educators of Maine (ACTEM).

Publications/Accolades:

Peer-reviewed publications:

  • Witte, S. & Rybakova, K. (2017).  Digging for deeper connections: Building multimodal text scaffolds.  ALAN Review 45(1).
  • Rybakova, K., & Roccanti, R. (2016). Connecting the canon to current young adult literature. American Secondary Education, 44(2), 31.
  • Piotrowski, A., & Rybakova, K. (2015). Reading adolescents in dystopian YAL through the lens of feminism. GALA Journal, 21(14), 23-30.
  • Witte, S., Rybakova, K., Kollar, C. (2014). Using transmedia and young adult literature with pre-service teachers. SIGNAL, Fall 2014/Winter 2015, 27-33.
  • Rybakova, K., & Witte, S. (2014). Utilizing Pinterest based lesson plans. Florida English Journal, 49(2), 33-38.
  • Rybakova, K., Piotrowski, A., & Harper, E. (2013). Teaching controversial young adult literature with the common core. Wisconsin English Journal, 55(1), 37-45.

National and International Conference Proceedings:

  • Rybakova, K. (2017). The future is now. Respondent for roundtable session at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Rybakova, K., & Piotrowski, A. (2017). The next chapter in digital literacies: Teacher education for today and tomorrow. Co-chair of roundtable session at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Rybakova, K., & Piotrowski, A. (2017). Empowering our instruction: Voice, choice, and feedback methods. Panel presentation at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Piotrowski, A., & Rybakova, K. (2017). Capturing digital literacies in action: Using video to study students out-of-school literacies. Roundtable presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Hicks, T., et al. (2017). (Re)Envisioning our beliefs about technology and the preparation of English teachers, part I. Working session at the Conference on English Education, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Rybakova, K., & Piotrowski, A. (2017). Teacher noticing patterns of preservice teachers. Combined roundtable presentation at the Conference on English Education, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Rybakova, K. & Witte, S. (2016). Professional Development 2.0: Teaching Teachers about Technology. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 2158-2163). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Rybakova, K. (2016). Using Screencasting as a Feedback Tool in Teacher Education. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 1279-1282). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
  • Witte, S., Piotrowski, A. & Rybakova, K. (2016). Initiating Instructional Change through the Use of 21st Century Literacies Practices. In Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (pp. 1574-1575). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).