Teacher education proposal

Jane Clark ucwords at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Aug 13 23:28:25 UTC 1999

I suspect these people know tons about their subjects but maybe not so much
about teaching. I just attended a conference re: this subject. Thought it
was an interesting point.

>From: AAllan at AOL.COM
>Reply-To: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
>Subject: Teacher education proposal
>Date: Mon, 9 Aug 1999 15:57:58 EDT
>This came from the American Council of Learned Societies, to which ADS
>belongs. If you should be interested, please communicate directly with
>Maureen Grolnick - not to the whole ADS-L.  - Allan Metcalf
>Teacher Education:
>Many of you have expressed an interest in (concern about) the content
>preparation of K-12 teachers. I would like to pursue that interest by
>seeking funding for a year-long "roundtable" on Teacher Education and the
>Humanities. The general idea: a series of three or four sessions over the
>course of a year; participation from the societies (including at least one
>or two scholars who have worked with schools of education), teacher
>education and the K-12 schools (total group size not to exceed 15);
>and a proposal for an implementation project as an outcome.
>Please contact me immediately -- or sooner! -- if you are interested in
>hearing more. Our best bet for funding has an October 15 proposal deadline.
>I'll do the writing, but I will need to convene those interested --
>in-person and/or electronically - between now and September 15 to develop
>the substance.
>Maureen Grolnick
>Education Program Officer
>American Council of Learned Societies
>228 East 45th Street
>New York, NY 10017-3398
>212-697-1505 ext. 125
>Fax. 212-949-8058
>e-mail: maureen at acls.org
>ACLS Website: http://www.acls.org

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