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The Everydayness Of Tina: An Introduction, Kristine Sunday Jan 2018

The Everydayness Of Tina: An Introduction, Kristine Sunday

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When I first learned that my graduate student mentor, Dr. Christine Marmé Thompson decided that it was time to retire, I had mixed emotions. On the one hand, I was happy. I had spent many evenings with Tina (as she is known to colleagues, family, and friends), and her husband, Dr. Dan Thompson, on the patio of her State College, Pennsylvania home, sharing in the intersections between professional and personal lives. I knew that both she, and Dan were looking forward to more leisurely explorations and the slower pace that a life outside the demands of the academy provides. I ...


Once Upon A Time: Teaching About The World's Women Through Literature, Cynthia A. Tyson, Kaavonia Hinton-Johnson Jan 2003

Once Upon A Time: Teaching About The World's Women Through Literature, Cynthia A. Tyson, Kaavonia Hinton-Johnson

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Literature about women such as African American voting rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer or political activist Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar provides prime materials for teaching about women's success in fighting social ills.


Changing Roles Of Title I Reading Teachers In Light Of New Provisions And Teamteaching Model, Abha Gupta, Eileen S. Oboler Sep 2001

Changing Roles Of Title I Reading Teachers In Light Of New Provisions And Teamteaching Model, Abha Gupta, Eileen S. Oboler

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We present the important and very complicated roles of the Title I Reading teacher in light of a new instructional paradigm: teamteaching. Following the 1994 reauthorization of Title I, Reading teachers often find themselves in multiple professional roles (Improving America's Schools Act, 1994). Based on observational data collected in our research on elementary school communities, five major categories of professional roles emerged (Oboler, 1993; Gupta and Oboler, 1998). We interpret Reading teachers' roles with respect to the new provisions found in the Interim Report, 1996, issued by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www.ed.gov/pubs/NatAssess ...