ERIC Number: EJ660664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Thematic Study of Literature: Middle School Teachers, Professional Development, and Educational Reform.
Athanases, Steven Z.
English Education, v35 n2 p107-21 Jan 2003
Reflects on the study of literary themes in a reform to develop "thinking based curricula" for lower income urban youth. Mentions the need to broaden students' worlds and discusses implications for middle grades teacher education. Suggests the need for preservice teachers to have plenty of ongoing workshop practice in shaping and critiquing thematic study. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Themed Issue: English Education in Middle Grades.