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Dr. Thomas Stewart

RESEARCH AGENDA  

PROFESSIONAL WRITINGS AND RESEARCH

Publications

Stewart, T.A. (in press). Reflecting on Thomas Merton's "In silence." In Scribner, M., Intrator, S., & Palmer, P. (Eds.), Teaching with Heart: Poetry that Speaks to the Courage to Teach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Stewart, T.A. & Houchens, G.W. (2014). Deep impact: How a job-embedded formative assessment professional development model affected teacher practice. Qualitative Research in Education, 3(1), 51-82.

Stewart, T. A. (2012, August). Effects of implementing a formative assessment initiative. Conference Proceedings Hawaii University International Conference (HUIC) on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Stewart, T. A. (2011). Utilizing the Enneagram to differentiate classroom instruction. 9 Points Magazine, 2011, Oct. – Dec.

Stewart, T. A. (2011). Effects of implementing a formative assessment initiative. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Western Kentucky University).

Stewart, T. A, & Houchens, G. W. (2011).  Employing the Enneagram in a public school district.  9 Points Magazine, 2011, Jan. – Mar.

Presentations

Stewart, T., Bruster, B., & Peterson, B. (2014, April). The reflective reformer: How the teacher performance assessment fosters educational leadership. Center for Scholastic Inquiry International Research Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Stewart, T.A. & Houchens, G.W. (2014, February). The reflective workplace: Using the Enneagram system to foster reflective practice. For the Murray State University Libraries and the State Assisted Library Council of Kentucky, Murray State University, Murray, KY.

Stewart, T.A. & Houchens, G.W. (2013, November). The self-aware school: Using the Enneagram system to enhance instructional leadership. Mid-South Educational Research Association, Pensacola, FL.

Peterson, B. & Stewart, T. (2013, November). Use of the edTPA to Build Capacity for Critical Reflection. Annual conference of the Mid-South Education Research Association, Pensacola, FL.

Bruster, B. & Peterson, B, Stewart, T. (2013, April). Game Change: Reflections on the use of Portfolios vs. Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) in a Redesigned Teacher Education Program. Conference presentation (Accepted).  American Educational Research Association: San Francisco, CA.

Peterson, B., Bruster, B. & Stewart, T. (2013, April). Game change: Reflections on the use of Portfolios vs. Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA) in a Redesigned Teacher Education Program. Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA

Stewart, T. A., & Houchens, G. W. (2013, March). Collaborative coaching for school leaders. Western Kentucky University’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences Reach Week Research Symposium, Bowling Green, KY.

Stewart, T. A., & Houchens, G. W. (2012, November). Enhancing instructional leadership through collaborative coaching. AdvancED Innovation Summit, Lexington, KY.

Stewart, T. A., & Houchens, G. W. (2012, October). The Enneagram: Using technology for self-awareness and classroom culture. Kentucky TeachMeet Conference, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY.

Stewart, T. A. (2012, September). Contemplative leadership academies: A professional development mindfulness model for school leaders. Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) Conference, Amherst, MA.

Stewart, T. A. (2012, August). Effects of implementing a formative assessment initiative. Hawaii University International Education Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Stewart, T. A. (2011). Effects of Implementing a Formative Assessment Initiative. Western Kentucky University Writing Project What’s the Buzz Workshop for New and Student Teachers: Bowling Green, KY.

Stewart, T. A. (2011). Implementing a Formative Assessment Initiative. Kentucky Reading Association Annual Conference: Lexington, KY.

Stewart, T. A. (2011). Supporting a Formative Assessment Initiative. Invited Speaker, Kentucky ASCD Common Core State Standards Symposium Series: Richmond, KY.

Stewart, T. A. (2012). Formative Assessment 101. Warren County Public Schools: Bowling Green, KY.

Stewart, T. A. (2012). Implementing a Formative Assessment Initiative. Invited Speaker, Kentucky ASCD Common Core State Standards Follow-Up Series: Bowling Green, KY.

Stewart, T. A. & Houchens, G. (2011). Using the Enneagram as a Tool for Classroom Culture. Kentucky Council of Teachers of English Conference: Cincinnati, OH.

Stewart, T. A. & Houchens, G. (2011). Using the Enneagram for Leadership Development. Learning Forward National Conference for Teacher Leaders and the Administrators Who Support Them: Indianapolis, IN.

Stewart, T. A. & Houchens, G. (2011). Supporting Formative Assessment Academies. Learning Forward National Conference for Teacher Leaders and the Administrators Who Support Them: Indianapolis, IN.

Stewart, T. A. & Houchens, G. (2012). The Nine Unanswerable Questions. Canadian Institute for Enneagram Studies Conference: Victoria, British Columbia.