Publications

Books

Taddei, L. & Budhai, S. (2017). Nurturing young innovators: Cultivating creativity in the classroom, home, and community. International Society for Technology in Education. https://www.iste.org/resources/product?id=4004&name=Nurturing+Young+Innovators

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Budhai, S & Taddei, L. (2015). Teaching the 4Cs with technology: How do I use 21st century tools to teach 21st century skills? ASCD Arias. http://www.ascd.org/Publications/Books/Overview/Teaching-the-4Cs-with-Technology.aspx

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Chapters

Whitelaw, L. & Taddei, L. (2017). Using reflection to explore cultural responsiveness of preservice teachers. Handbook of Research on Fostering Reflective Teaching in Pre-Service Education.

Journal Articles

McLaughlin, L. & McLaughlin, J. (2020). Do we innovate as we believe we do? Journal of Research in Innovative Teaching and Learning. Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JRIT-10-2019-0073

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (October 2017). Developing Reflective Teachers through Voice-Recorded Reflections. PAC-TE Teacher Education Assembly. Harrisburg, PA. https://www.pac-te.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3279

Taddei, L. & Whitelaw, L. (March 2016). Connecting service learning to course content in the Franciscan Tradition. AFCU Journal: A Franciscan Perspective on Higher Education

Taddei, L. & Budhai, S. (2015). Using voice-recorded reflections to increase cognitive presence in hybrid courses. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. Link 

Littlefield, C. M., Taddei, L. M., & Radosh, M. E. (2015). Organic collaborative teams: The role of collaboration and peer to peer support for part-time doctoral completion. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 10, 129-142. Retrieved from http://ijds.org/Volume10/IJDSv10p129-142Littlefield0790.pdf 

Taddei, L. (2013). Faculty seek collaboration, and more collaboration. Leadership Abstracts. League of Innovations

Taddei, L. (2013). Encouraging creativity and innovation in yourself and your students. Faculty Focus   

Public Presentations

McLaughlin, L & McLaughlin, J. (April 2019). Making the Most of Your Field Trip and Community Resources. The American Helicopter Museum, West Chester, PA. April 30, 2019.

McLaughlin Taddei, L (June 2018) Nurturing Young Innovators. Cultivating Creativity in the Classroom, Home, and Community. ISTE Central. Chicago., IL. 

McLaughlin Taddei, L & Butt, J. (June 2018). Nurturing Young Innovators in the Classroom and Beyond. Chicago, IL.

McLaughlin Taddei, L (June 2018) Nurturing Young Innovators. ISTE Early Learning Playground. Chicago, IL.

Taddei, L. & Budhai, S. (February 2018). Nurturing Young Innovators with Creativity, Innovation and Technology. Learning and Brain Conference. San Francisco, CA. https://www.learningandthebrain.com/Event-361/The-Science-of-Innovation/

Taddei, L. & Butt, J. (December 2017). Strategies to Develop Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Skills in your Students. Pennsylvania Department of Education SAS Institute 2017. Hershey, PA. http://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/67849a_90ecd0424b61434ba0dc9c27bc331ac8.pdf 

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (July, 2017).  Developing Students Critical-Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity Skills through Purposeful Technology Integration. Southern Regional Education Board. HSTW Staff Development Conference. Nashville, TN. http://tinyurl.com/HSTW-2017-4Cs

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (October 2017). Working with Families and their Communities to Cultivate Creativity and Innovation in Young Learners. Family Involvement Conference. Harrisburg, PA. http://www.familyinvolvementconference.com/?page=about 

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (October 2017). Developing Reflective Teachers through Voice-Recorded Reflections. PAC-TE Teacher Education Assembly. Harrisburg, PA. https://www.pac-te.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3279 

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (July, 2017).  Developing Students Critical-Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity Skills through Purposeful Technology Integration. Southern Regional Education Board. HSTW Staff Development Conference. Nashville, TN. http://tinyurl.com/HSTW-2017-4Cs

Taddei, L. (July 2016). Teaching 21st century skills with Emerging Learning Technologies. Best Practices for Better Schools Conference. National Association of Elementary School Principals. National Harbor, MD. http://www.naesp.org/2016-annual-naesp-conference

Milone, M., Coyne, P., Gunning, T., Koluta, A., Macpherson, J., Taddei, L. (July 2016). Special Interest Group: Literacy, Reading and Readability. International Literacy Association Conference. Boston, MA. 

Budhai, S. & Taddei, L. (July, 2016).  Leveraging Technology to Increase Students’ Critical-Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity Skills. Southern Regional Education Board. HSTW Staff Development Conference. Louisville, KY.

Taddei, L. (2015). Taking a Risk: Using technology to foster collaboration, encourage creativity, and engage students. Our Lady of Angels, Morton, PA.

Taddei L. & Budhai, S. (November, 2015). Technology in the early childhood classroom. Early Childhood Educator’s Conference November 2015. 

Feil, T. & Taddei, L. (November, 2015). Differentiated Instruction: The basic steps towards differentiation. Our Lady of Angels, Morton, PA. 

Taddei, L. (November, 2015). What’s for dinner: Using Choice in the Classroom. Neumann University. Aston, PA. Lunch and Learn Workshops. November 2015.

Taddei. L. (February, 2016). Integrating science and art in the early childhood classroom. Delaware County Early Childhood Educator’s Association. 

DiPaul, L. & Taddei, L. (April 2015). Instructional coaching: Job-embedded professional development Online Webinar – April 2015. 

Taddei, L., Littlefield, C. & Radosh, M. (March 2015). Taking a Risk: Using Technology to Foster Collaboration, Encourage Creativity, and Engage Students. Drexel University – eLearning Conference – March 2015

Taddei, L., Littlefield, C. & Radosh, C. (August 2014). Using Innovation and Creativity to Improve Student Learning. Harcum College – Faculty Start-Up

Taddei, L. (June 2014). Encouraging Innovation and Creativity. Teaching Professor Conference. Boston, MA.

Taddei, L. (June 2013). Using Innovation and Creativity to Improve Student Learning. Bucks County Community College – Faculty of the Future

Taddei, L. (October 2012). Are You Culturally Responsive? Early Childhood Summit – State College PA

Taddei, L. (April 2012). How Culturally Responsive Are You? Harcum College Faculty Development.  

Taddei, L. (April 2012). Culturally Responsive Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom. Harcum College Kickoff for Week of the Young Child – Sponsored by HAEYC (Harcum Association for the Education of Young Children)

Taddei, L. (April 2011). Building Community in the College Classroom. Harcum College Faculty Development.  

Taddei, L. (March 2010). Learning = Leading.  Delaware County Community College – Navigating Leadership Seminar for Students.  

Preskill and Brookfield (2009) described a learning leader as leaders who create “environments for healthy, fully realized human beings by ensuring that relationships were inclusive, empowering and respectful” (p. 213).  This presentation will explore the concept of faculty being learning leaders.  As faculty leading students, we want to create an environment as described by Preskill and Brookfield.  Some of the strategies that will be explored in this presentation are using critical thinking, narrative learning and analyzing experience.  

Taddei, L. (September 2009). Building Classroom Community.  Overbrook School for the Blind – Inservice

Taddei, L. (March 2009). Fun Ways to Focus and Engage Students. Overbrook School for the Blind – Inservice

Radio Interviews

Budhai & Taddei (2016). BAM! Radio and ASCD Teach Lead Learn about Teaching the 4 Cs

Podcasts

Budhai & Taddei (2016). Hack Learning on Teaching the 4 Cs with Technology

Blogs

Taddei, L. (2016). Education Week blog about Freedom to Fail.

Taddei, L. (2017). Education week blog about Tech Tools that Increase Learning

Taddei, L. (2017). Five ways to help students become innovative designers. ISTE Standards in Action Blog.