Anna B. Baynum

Anna B. Baynum

B.A., Guilford College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Virginia (elementary specialist)

Areas of Expertise

  • Early Childhood Education PK-6
  • Reading Specialist PK-12

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 141: Schooling in American Society
  • EDUC 377/577: Language Acquisition & Reading I
  • EDUC 378/578: Language Acquisition & Reading II
  • EDUC 380/580: Reading in the Content Areas
  • EDUC 470/670: Student Teaching in the Elementary School


  • M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Virginia (reading education)
  • B.A., Guilford College



  • Literacy intervention as part of standard prenatal and neonatal care
  • Increasing language capacity and fostering language acquisition with children from birth to age three
  • Personal narrative writing: Beginning with drawing pictures and oral rehearsal
  • Student-generated writing using traditional and digital tools
  • Literature-based traditional and technology-assisted personal narrative writing
  • Matching books to readers: generating text sets for secondary students
  • Job-embedded professional development
  • Word study


  • Turn the Page
  • Early Literacy Project
  • Community Youth Program
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia
  • Professional development and literacy coaching for local public and independent schools