Faculty Associate - Elementary
Office
DeVries Centre
Phone
+1 (604) 513-2121 ext. 3293

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Susan Dykshoorn completed her Bachelor of Education at Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA. She completed her M.Ed. with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction K-12 at Dordt College as well. She is a Faculty Associate in the Professional Year Program, teaching Science and Math courses, and working with elementary student teachers in the PYP. Previously she was an elementary school classroom teacher first at Lynden Christian School in Lynden, WA, and then at Abbotsford Christian School (Abbotsford). She was a Lead Teacher at CSI’s Christian School Educators Science Academy for 4 years and created School Curriculum with a Science and STEM focus for a local grassroots fundraising organization, Run for Water.

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • M.Ed. (Dordt College)
    • Masters Thesis: Study of the Effect of Buddy Reading Program on the Reading Achievement and Attitudes…
  • B.Ed. (Dordt College)

Recent Publications

Contributing author of Walking with God and His People, Grade 7 Bible Curriculum, published by Christian Schools International (See Walking With God and His People – Electronic Teacher Guide (Grade 7) | Store Christian Schools International (csionline.org) )

Contributing author of And It Was Good, K-3 Science Curriculum, 3rd Edition, published/awaiting publication by Christian Schools International (See 2nd Edition 2nd Edition Science Curriculum | Store Christian Schools International (csionline.org) )

Curriculum creator/author of Run for Water’s Envision a Better World Science and STEM K-8 Curriculum 2018 & 2020 (See Educate – Run for Water )

Awaiting publication is Run for Water’s Envision a Better World Science and STEM K-8 Curriculum 2021

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 456 Curriculum and Pedagogy: K-7 Mathematics
  • EDUC 458 Curriculum and Pedagogy: K-7 Science