Middle School Students Teach College Education Candidates How to Do Literacy Projects--Converging for the Common Good of the Common Core of Teaching

Reissman, Rose Cherie; Baron, Lindamichelle
March 2013
Kentucky English Bulletin;Spring2013, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses how middle school students teach a group of adult teacher education candidates how to do literacy projects. The teacher candidates hear about how they can work collaboratively with other colleagues and students to produce subject curricula literacy projects for an audience. The literacy project procedures are enumerated.


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