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Return To English, Rowan Cahill Oct 1993

Return To English, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Autobiographical: A burnt-out teacher gives teaching away after fifteen years in the classroom to pursue a personal agenda--writing, income generation independent of the classroom, and rediscovering life. But after three years he returned to teaching. The article explores why he left, and why he returned.


Reading: The Conferences, Kathryn Kinnucan-Welsch May 1993

Reading: The Conferences, Kathryn Kinnucan-Welsch

Teacher Education Faculty Publications

The theme of this issue of Reading Horizons is exemplary practice, and as I recall, several of the sessions from the annual conference of the International Reading Association it becomes clear how central the concept of teacher as professional is to exemplary practice. One session in particular — Teacher Preparation and Staff Development: Lessons from New Zealand — presented by Debra Elliot and colleagues provided some food for thought in considering the teacher as professional. In discussing current models of student teaching, which is of course a critical component to the development of the teacher as professional, Stephanie Steffey from San Jose ...


Bringing Geography To Life!, Chester Smolski Apr 1993

Bringing Geography To Life!, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"When Gil Grosvenor, president of the National Geographic Society, called a meeting of Kit Salter and other geographers from California nearly a decade ago, he had no idea that the discussion would have a profound impact on the teaching of geography in the nation's schools."


Innovative Approaches To Education And Community Service: Models And Strategies For Change And Empowerment, Carroy U. Ferguson Dec 1992

Innovative Approaches To Education And Community Service: Models And Strategies For Change And Empowerment, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.