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Publications

  • Books

    Hipsky, S. (2011). Ordinary People Extraordinary Planet. Grand Rapids, MI: KMR-Media Publications.

    Hipsky, S. (2011). Differentiated literacy and language arts strategies for the elementary classroom. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
    Hipsky, S., & Armani, C. (2010). Mentoring Magic: Pick the card for your success: A Guidebook for Students in Higher Education who are American, International, or Studying Abroad.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publications.

    Hipsky, S. (2006). Lincoln Park ARTS ALIVE Textbook. Midland, PA: National Network of Digital Schools.

    Hipsky, S. (2006). The Drama Discovery Curriculum: Bibliotherapy and theater games for students with emotional and behavioral needs. Lancaster, PA: Pro>Active Publications.

    Jacobs, S. (2005). Drama Discovery: The effect of dramatic arts in combination with bibliotherapy on the self-efficacy of students with emotional and/or behavioral disabilities regarding their understanding of their own exceptionalities.  Published doctoral dissertation. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. http://etd1.library.duq.edu/theses/available/etd-07132005-131415/unrestricted/jacobs_dissertation.pdf#search=%22shellie%20hipsky%22

  • Book Chapters
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Accommodation of standardized tests for learners with disabilities. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Active learning. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Alternative schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Active learning. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Alternative schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Americans with Disabilities Act. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). At-risk students. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Attention deficit disorder. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Authentic assessment. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Challenging academic standards. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Consulting. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Criterion-referenced teaching. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Cyber charter schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Differentiated instruction. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Disability. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Doctoral degree. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009).Early childhood education. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Elective courses. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Experiential education. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Gifted education. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Graduate study. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Graphic organizers. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Inclusion. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Individual differences. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Learning contracts. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Learning disabilities. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Learning styles. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Learning styles. Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Least Restrictive Environment. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Mainstreaming. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Norm-referenced tests. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Performance assessment. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Practicum. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Prior learning assessment. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Qualitative research. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Reliability. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009).Residence hall. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Special education. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Stereotyping. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Teacher portfolios. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Title I of the elementary and secondary education act (ESEA) of 1965. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Transcript. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Validity. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Videocassette. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Lexicon of Online and Distance Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Strategies for teaching students with exceptional needs in cyber schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Online and distance learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc. 310-320.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Strategies for teaching students with exceptional needs in cyber schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Online and distance learning: Concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications. Hershey, PA: Idea Group, Inc. 310-320.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Piaget's developmental stages. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Differentiated instruction and technology. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Cyber charter schools. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Hipsky, S. (2008). Children with disabilities and technology. In L.A. Tomei (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Information Technology Curriculum Integration. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
  • Scholarly Publications
  • Hipsky, S. (Spring, 2012). How do we know they know?: A Conversation about Pre-service Teachers Learning about Cultures and Social Justice. The Educational Forum.
  • Hipsky, S. (2012).  Enabling culturally relevant teaching. The Educational Forum. 76. 1-2.
  • Hipsky, S., Scigliano, D. & Parker, D. (2012). Schools Leaders Successfully Partner with Community Organization: Providing Nutrition so Students Focus on Learning Instead of on Hunger. Journal of Case Studies in Educational Leadership.
  • Hipsky, S. (Summer, 2011). Portrait of mentoring for new and aspiring teachers. New Teacher Advocate. 18(4).
  • Hipsky, S. (Winter, 2010). Administrators leading schools towards differentiated instruction. Catalyst for Change. National School Development Council.
  • Hipsky, S., & Scigliano, D. (Winter, 2010). The three ring circus of differentiated instruction. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 46(2). 82-86.
  • Hipsky, S. (2009). Self-efficacy of pre-service teachers on educating students with exceptionalities. The Forum. Tri-State Area School Study Council: University of Pittsburgh.

     

  • Hipsky, S. (Fall, 2009). The power of talk: How words change our lives. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 46(1). 47.
  • Hipsky, S.  (2009). In-service workshops to meet your district’s needs. The Forum. Tri-State Area School Study Council: University of Pittsburgh.
  • Hipsky, S. (Winter, 2009). Web literacy for educators. Kappa Delta Pi Record.
  • Hipsky, S. (Summer, 2008). Educating in the first digital generation. Kappa Delta Pi Record.
  • Hipsky, S. (Spring, 2008). The power of our words: Teacher language that helps children learn. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 44(3).
  • Hipsky, S. (October, 2008). Getting their wires crossed: Tweens with added emotional and behavioral needs. Pennsylvania Middle School Association (PMSA) Newsletter, 16(1).
  • Hipsky, S. (October, 2007). Jack Gantos: Interview and book review of the Newbery Prize winning author of The Love Curse of the Rumbaughs. Pennsylvania Middle School Association (PMSA) Newsletter, 15(1). http://www.pmsaweb.org/news/Fall07_files/Page357.htm
  • Hipsky, S. (Summer, 2007). Drama Discovery: Setting the stage for students with emotional/behavioral needs to learn about self. Essays in Education, 21. 163-182. http://www.usca.edu/essays/vol212007/Hipskyrevised.pdf
  • Hipsky, S. (May, 2007). Rethinking adolescence: Buy the book. Pennsylvania Middle School Association (PMSA) Newsletter, 14(4), 13.
  • Hipsky, S. (Summer, 2007). Ten techniques for teaching social skills with a dramatic twist! Focus on Elementary. Association of Childhood Education International (ACEI).
  • Hipsky, S. (Spring, 2007). Research-based strategies to ignite student learning.  Kappa Delta Pi Record , 43(3), 142.
  • Hipsky, S. (2007). The paraprofessional perspective. Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) Documents. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED495285) http://eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/Home.portal?_nfpb=true&ERICExtSearch_Descriptor=%22Role%22&_pageLabel=RecordDetails&objectId=0900000b8090f50f&accno=ED495285&_nfls=false
  • Hipsky, S. (March, 2007). Squelch middle school griping and grumbling with differentiated instruction. Pennsylvania Middle School Association (PMSA) Newsletter. http://www.pmsaweb.org/news/spring07_files/Page302.htm
  • Hipsky, S. (Winter/Spring, 2007). Aspiring elementary teacher’s inclusion conclusion prior to coursework. Electronic Journal of Inclusive Education. http://www.cehs.wright.edu/resources/publications/ejie/Winter_Spring_2007/HTML_Files/2HipskyInclusion.htm
  • Hipsky, S. (Winter, 2007). Differentiated instruction: Flexibility without breaking. Essays in Education. http://www.usca.edu/essays/
  • Hipsky, S., & Iaquinta, A. (December, 2006). Practical bibliotherapy strategies for the inclusive elementary classroom. Early Childhood Education Journal, 34(3). 209-213. http://www.springerlink.com/content/d12022578k4ju414/
  • Hipsky, S. (December, 2006). The Pre-Conceptual Map Methodology: Development and application. The Qualitative Report, 11(4), 719-728.  http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR11-4/index.html
  • Hipsky, S., & Iaquinta, A. (December, 2006). Practical bibliotherapy strategies for the inclusive elementary classroom. Early Childhood Education Journal, 34(3). 209-213. http://www.springerlink.com/content/d12022578k4ju414/
  • Hipsky, S., Doran, T., & Smartchan, G. (November, 2006). The effect of student feedback on the National Network of Digital Schools. The Forum. Tri-State Area School Study Council: University of Pittsburgh.
  • Hipsky, S. (Fall, 2006). Crisis prevention and intervention in the classroom: What teachers should know. Kappa Delta Pi Record. http://www.kdp.org/pdf/publications/online_extra/hipsky_bookreview.pdf
  • Hipsky, S. (November, 2006). Standards success through differentiated instruction. The Forum. Tri-State Area School Study Council: University of Pittsburgh.
  • Hipsky, S. & Adams, L. (October-December, 2006). Strategies for teaching students with exceptional needs in cyber schools. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2(4).
  • Iaquinta, A. & Hipsky, S., (Summer, 2006). Bibliotherapy in the inclusive classroom. New Horizons for Learning, 12(3). http://www.newhorizons.org/spneeds/inclusion/teaching/hipsky_iaquinta.htm
  • Hipsky, S. (Summer, 2006). Active learning: Increasing flow in the classroom.  Kappa Delta Pi Record. 42(4), 188.
  • Hipsky, S. (March, 2006). What's working in education: The Drama Discovery Curriculum. Curriculum Review, 45(7), 9-10.
  • Hipsky, S. (February, 2006). The art of teaching. Education Review.  http://edrev.asu.edu/brief/feb06.html
  • Jacobs, S. (Summer, 2002). Jonathan Kozol’s Amazing Grace: The lives of children and the conscience of a nation. The Multicultural News.  PA National Association of Multicultural Education.
  • Jacobs, S. (2004). The fine art of formality and flummery. The Northam Centre for Leadership Studies Monograph, St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford: Oxford, England. International Conference. Leadership in Self-Governing Schools: Shared Leadership for More Effective Schools.  http://www.education.duq.edu/institutes/PDF/Oxford_Monograph_March_04%20(2).pdf
  • Hipsky, S. (October, 2005). Getting their wires crossed: Tweens with added emotional and behavioral needs.  Pennsylvania Middle School Association (PMSA) Newsletter, 13(1).
  • Hipsky, S. (November, 2005). How will your school meet the needs of students with emotional and behavioral challenges: THE DRAMA DISCOVERY CURRICULUM SOLUTION. The Forum. Tri-State Area School Study Council: University of Pittsburgh.
  • Informal Publications
  • Hipsky, S. (July, 2009). Junior Achievement: Schools making sense out of dollars and cents. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (June, 2009). Have young children and no cash? Bank on your imagination! Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (May, 2009). One pound miracle baby. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (April, 2009). Unlocking resources: Parent leadership is the key conference. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (March, 2009). Birthing an academic book. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Women’s Leadership Network. http://www.pascd.org/files/97683/Hipsky%20Birthing%20an%20Academic%20Book%20pr.pdf
    Hipsky, S. (March, 2009). The writing marathon at Mars Area Middle School. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (February, 2009). Get on the bus: Dr. Smialek’s book series for parents with K-8th grade Children. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (January, 2009). Improving scores on the Standardized Achievement Test (SAT). Point Magazine.
  • Hipsky, S. (December, 2008). The Woodlands: Outdoors fun for exceptional children. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (November, 2008). Dr. Kevin Leman’s book: Have a new kid by Friday. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (October, 2008). PARENTING by the letter. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (September, 2008). Urban Mommies: Metropolitan stroller adventures. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (August, 2008). School year start success. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (July, 2008). Overly-scheduled kids. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (June, 2008). A recipe for summer fun. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (May, 2008). The pitfalls of parenting the digital generation. Point Magazine
    Hipsky, S. (April, 2008). Money matters: What kids need to know about finances.  Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (March, 2008). Does it all “ad” up to real nutrition? The affect of marketing on kids.  Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (February, 2008). Seeing the rainbow through the Autism spectrum. Point Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (January, 2008). Emergent literacy for young readers: Learning to read: Part 2. Point Magazine.
  • Hipsky, S. (December, 2007). Alphabet letter fun for little ones: Learning to read: Part 1. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (November, 2007). Giving birth to guilt and worry. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (October, 2007). Riding high on horseback therapy. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (September, 2007). Schmoozing skills for teens. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (August, 2007). Hello Toes: Mommy and me yoga. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (July, 2007). Volunteering to work towards a future career. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (June, 2007). Beyond the textbook: Learning during the summer months. Point Magazine. Hipsky, S. (May, 2007). Reflections on the first week of being ?Mommy?. Point North Magazine. Hipsky, S. (April, 2007). The Homeless Education Children?s Fund. Point North Magazine. Hipsky, S. (March, 2007). Parents of teenagers need to start "Rethinking Adolescence". Point North Magazine. Hipsky, S. (February, 2007). A heart for adoption. Point North Magazine. Hipsky, S. (January, 2007). From children with challenges to future moms: Connecting with the power of Watsu. Point North Magazine.
  • Hipsky, S. (December, 2006). Toys that teach and inspire. Point North Magazine.Hipsky, S. (November, 2006). Gemini Theater: Spotlight on children’s literature. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (October, 2006). Bonding with baby before birth. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (September, 2006). Back to school success! Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (August, 2006). What about my kid?: The benefits of differentiated instruction. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (July, 2006). North Hills alumnus makes a difference in the lives of urban children. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (June, 2006). Courage to compassion: Teaching with the big C. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (May, 2006). Discussing the three difficult D’s: Divorce, disability, and death. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (April, 2006). Parents and kids get a kick out of Tae Kwon Doe! Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (March, 2006). The Garden Montessori School: Planting the seeds for a successful life. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (February, 2006). Seneca Valley teachers nominated for Disney’s Teacher of the Year Award. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (January, 2006). Sign of the baby times. Point North Magazine.
    Hipsky, S. (December, 2005). Education matters to me: Marry rich or become a hairdresser. Point North Magazine.