Publications, Writings, Research and Presentations

#InProgress

McWeeney, D. M. (In progress). Coverage and portrayal of male K-12 teachers in four Connecticut print newspaper media outlets and the effect on recruitment, retainment and the educational teaching experience of male K-12 teachers in four Connecticut school districts.

McWeeney, D. M. (In progress). 40 Years Ago: What really happened? Denver, CO: Outskirts Press Publishing.

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#Published

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, November 15). Lessons of U.S. mass shootingsSouthern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, July 14). Writer didn’t intend to disparage principals, teachers. Republican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, June 19). Wolcott school leaders seem to lack common sense. Republican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, March 25). Furlough days for state teachers are an injustice.   Republican American. A06.

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, February 28). The harsh reality of standardized testing. Southern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, October 13). Opting out of testing in Connecticut – Now a civic duty. Connecticut Mirror. Online.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, September 21). Teachers’ skill and commitment, not color, key to success. Hartford Courant. A014.

McWeeney, D. M. (2015, January 25). Sports commentator offends marching band kids everywhere with tweet. Southern News. A04.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, September 1). Male teachers needed in primary grades. [repost of the July 22, 2014, Fresh Talk article in The Hartford Courant]. MenTeach. Online.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, July 22). Male teachers needed in primary grades. Hartford Courant. A014.

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#WhereCited

Wong, Alia. (2015, November 19). Let women teach (para. 12). The Atlantic.

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#Featured

Labella, J. (2017, November 17). Research grants offer undergrads to study what they want. Southern News. A02.

Lamson, J. (2017, November 17). University band honors veterans with performance. Southern News. A07.

Korponai, T. (2016, April 23). Student recital features percussionSouthern News.

Richards, T. (2016, February 3). Students on voting: I think people forget how much of a say we do haveSouthern News.

Thomas, J. (2015, April 1). Students reduce and reuse during recyclemaniaSouthern News.

Urbanowicz, E. (2014, November 18). Tuition costs rise, Connecticut students forced to pay more for higher educationSouthern News.

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#Presented

McWeeney, D. M. (2017, May 2). Difficult dialogues and the first amendment: Creating open space classrooms for K-12 students.
Presented at Regional New Teacher Conference, Connecticut Education Association, Southbury CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2016, November 12). Teaching critical thinking in K-12 classrooms: Methods and strategies for curriculum designing, teaching and learning. Presented at Next Generation of Teachers Conference, Connecticut Education Association, Meriden CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2015, November 14). Music in K-12 classrooms for lifelong arts appreciation.
Presented at Teachers’ Conference for Pre-Service Teachers, Connecticut Education Association, Meriden CT.

McWeeney, D. M. (2014, November 8). More male teachers in pre-service, primary and elementary classrooms: Expanding our vision and understanding.
Presented at the Annual Conference and Colloquium Series, Connecticut Education Association, East Hartford CT.