Daniela Fontenelle-Terreschuk


PhD (University of Alberta)
MA (University of Calgary)

Email: dfontenelle@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403-440-5924
Office: EA3158
Website: https://danieladarc1.wixsite.com/danielatereshchuk


Dr. Fontenelle-Tereshchuk is a dynamic and creative educator with a combined 20-years of Canadian and international teaching and research experience. She received her Ph.D. in English Language and Curriculum Studies from the University of Alberta and her M.A. in Second Language Teaching from the University of Calgary.Her research interests are on “what is going on in schools”: The diversity in the classrooms,Curriculum Design, Teacher Education, Teacher Professional Development, Elementary and Secondary Literacy Education as well as Second Language Acquisition in ELL students. Dr. Fontenelle-Tereshchuk is a published researcher. She recently co-researched a study project focused on understanding the challenges, gains, and hopes of parents of Elementary school children attending French language programs, as these parents had to engage in a partnership with schools to continue their children's education from home during the schools' lockdown in Alberta. The study resulted in two articles on the impact of this crisis on education: Mental health and the COVID-19 crisis: The hopes and concerns for children as schools re-open (14,000+ downloads/12 Citations*) & Homeschooling and the COVID-19 crisis: The insights of parents on curriculum and remote learning (12,000+ downloads/20 Citations*). She is also an Associate Editor for Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education - Springer Nature and a Book Review Editor for the Journal of Educational Thought - University of Calgary. She is also an amateur photographer and a world travel enthusiast who has a passion for cultures and cooking.