Dr Margery Hertzberg

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Email:

Phone: +61 2  9351

Fax: +61 2 9351 5027

Building.Room: A35.

Research interests

Research on teaching and learning

  • English and literacy

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • Second language acquisition


Keywords

English as an additional language, drama and critical literacy, primary curriculum, the arts and learning



Professional biography

Margery researches in the areas of EAL/D, English and Drama. She is especially committed to working with students from socio-economically disadvantaged communities. Most of her research is conducted in these schools (K to 10).  Her key research interest concerns how drama can enhance student’s English, language and literacy development.



Awards

  • 1997   Dean’s List of Scholars award: Master of Education (Pass) with Merit, University of Sydney

  • 1984  Miller-Simpson Memorial Prize for Most Outstanding Academic Record, Bachelor of Education (Primary), Sydney College of Advanced Education

  • 1984  Award for Most Distinguished Academic Record  Bachelor of Education (Primary), Sydney College of Advanced Education

  • 1977  Award for Most Distinguished Academic Record, Diploma of Teaching (Primary), Sydney Teachers College

      
  •  1977  Award for Most Distinguished Practicum Record, Diploma of Teaching (Primary), Sydney Teachers College

      


Professional and community roles

  • Co-author of Tori’s Drama corner, a regular section in the ATESOL, NSW Newsletter

    Current board member ATESOL, NSW (Association for Teachers of English as a Second Language) and co-editor of ATESOL, NSW Newsletter



Selected publications

Books

Book chapters

  • Hertzberg, M. (2016). Drama when English is an additional language. In R. Ewing & J. Simons with M. Herzberg & V. Campbell (Ed.), Beyond the Script Take 3: Drama in the English and literacy (3rd ed., pp. 100–114), Sydney: petPrimary English Teachers Association Australia (PETAA).
  • Hertzberg, M. . (2016). The importance of Oracy for EAL learners both before and during writing tasks. In Tan, L & Zammit (Ed.), Teaching Writing and Representing in the Primary School Years .
  • Hertzberg, M. 2015 . (2015). Learning English as an additional language (EAL) through the pedagogy of educational drama. In Anderson, M. & Roche, C. (Ed.), The state of the art: teaching drama in the 21st century Sydney: Sydney University Press.
  • Arthur, L. & Hertzberg, M. (2013). Culturally responsive pedagogical practices. . In Munns G, Sawyer W & Cole B (Ed.), Exemplary teachers of students in poverty London: Routledge.
  • Munns G, Hertzberg M, et al. (2013). Introducing four of the teachers. . In Munns G, Sawyer W & Cole B (Ed.), Exemplary teachers of students in poverty London: Routledge.
  • Munns G, Arthur L, Hertzberg M, Sawyer W & Zammit K . (2012). A fair go for students in poverty: Australia . In T Wrigley, R Thomson & R Lingard (Ed.), Changing schools: alternative ways to make a world of difference (pp. 167–180), London: Routledge.