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Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Dianna Smith

Dianna Smith

Dianna SmithLecturer

Contact Information:
Living Learning C 102
(802) 656 7879

Areas of Expertise:

Curriculum and Instruction; Early Childhood; Teacher Education


Selected Publications

  • Smith, D., Goldhaber, J., Stremmel, A. Training Modules for State of South Dakota Infant/Toddler Project. South Dakota State University, Brookings, Douth Dakota, 2008
  • Smith, Dianna. Creating New Visions. Stories of Movement, Media, Language, and Laughter. Gandini, L., Etheredge, S.(Eds.), Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia. Davis Publications, Inc. 2008
  • Smith, D., Goldhaber, J. Poking, Pinching and Pretending: Documenting Toddlers' Explorations with Clay. Redleaf Press., 2004

Selected Presentations

  • Smith, D., Goldhaber, J., Deyo, A. & Gandini, L. (2007, November). Recognizing and Creating Literacy Environments for Toddlers. National Association for the Education of Young Children. Chicago, IL
  • Smith, D. (2007, November). Using the Tools of Documentation to Generate Curriculum and Knowledge & Redefining the Culture of Toddlers in Group Care. Early Childhood Conference, Seoul, Korea
  • New, R., LeeKeenan, D., Gerber, R., Mardell, B., Nimmo, J., Hogan, B., Smith, D., Burrington, B., Goldhaber, J., & Barton, L. (November 2006) Developing and Documenting Democracy: Early Childhood Settings as Research Sites for Children as Citizens. National Association for the Education of Young Children. Atlanta, GA


  • M.S. in Child Development from Auburn University