The University of Iowa

Lindsay Woodward, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Lindsay Woodward is an assistant professor of secondary literacy in the School of Education at Drake University. After completing her B.A. and M.A.E. in English at Truman State University, Lindsay taught high school English in upstate New York before returning to the Midwest to pursue her doctorate at Iowa State University. Lindsay's research interests center around the intersection of technology and literacy within the contexts of adolescent and disciplinary literacy and professional development. Her work has been published in such journals as the The Reading Teacher and Computers in the Schools.

In her work at Drake, Lindsay works closely with undergraduate and graduate pre and in-service teachers to further their understanding of secondary literacy instruction, reading assessment practices, and teacher effectiveness. When not working, Lindsay enjoys cycling with her family and reading Curious George and jungle animal books with her daughter.

Recent Blog Posts

A Look at the Technology Integration Planning Cycle

Understanding the goals of technology in literacy instruction and how to work technology into literacy instruction to benefit students.