Smita Guha

Associate Professor
Curriculum and Instruction
PhD, Elementary Education, SUNY at BuffaloEd.M., Elementary Education, SUNY at BuffaloMA, English, University of Calcutta BA, English, University of Calcutta
Dr. Smita Guha received her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at St. John’s University. Her research is on math, science and technology in early childhood education. Recently, she has published a book titled, Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders: How Parents and Educators Can Influence and Guide the Learning Process, published by Rowman & Littlefield, MD. She wrote another book (under contract and in print) on Healthy Children: How Parents and Teachers Can Help To Prevent Obesity. Additionally, she has been published in peer reviwed scholarly Journals as Young Children, Childhood Education, Science and Children, Teaching Children Mathematics, Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, Information Technology in Childhood Education, Journal of Educational Computing Research, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, International Journal of Early Years Education and TechTrends. She has presented at numerous national, international, state and local conferences including AERA, NAEYC and ACEI. She has 10 years experience working directly with young children and 20 years of experience in teacher education. She has been involved with professional development for teachers in public schools in New York. She also was involved in Travel Abroad Program taking a group of teachers to Italy and France to enrich their learning experiences.

Teaching Interests

STEM focus teacher education

Research Interests

Based on theory and practice, my research agenda focuses on math, and science in childhood and early childhood education focusing on Teacher Education

Courses Taught

EDU
1000H
FOUNDATIONS OF EDU- HONORS
EDU
1000
FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION
EDU
1011
HUMAN RELATIONS IN INCLUS SETS
EDU
2000T
INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING
EDU
7000
SOC/PSY FOUNDATIONS OF LEARN
EDU
7002
INT'L PERSP E C ED-NY/BRESCIA
EDU
7002Z
INT'L PERSP E C ED-NY/BRESCIA
EDU
7039
WEB BASED HEALTH AND NUTRITION
EDU
7049
PROBLEM BASED MATH & SCIENCE
EDU
7106T
SOC/EMO/CUL/COG MS GN/INCL SET
EDU
7122
PROGS IN EARLY CHILD EDUCATION
EDU
7123
CREATIVE ARTS IN EARLY CHLD ED
EDU
7126
OBS REC BEHAV CHILD EC SETTING
EDU
7127
SCHL FAM & COMM IN EARLY CHILD
EDU
7128
INTEGRATED CURRICULUM
EDU
7129
MATH & SCI IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
EDU
7137
CUR TRENDS/RES TEACH MATH
EDU
7290
HUM REL & COMMUNIC in INCL SET
EDU
7290T
HUM REL & COMMUNIC in INCL SET
EDU
7297
INTEG. RESEARCH SEMINAR EDU
EDU
7585T
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION
EDU
7585
ASSESS & EVAL:TCH/LRNG PROCESS