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Karen Dee Michalowicz

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Re: principle of necessity, etc
Posted: Jul 23, 1996 1:27 PM
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Dear Carol,

I have enjoyed your dialogue. I have an Eisenhower consultant
position in a very, very poor county of Virginia. I will leave
Sunday for two weeks. From past experience and from present
contact with the teacher that will be my aide, I am learning
that there are many different teacher cultures. Teaching the
adults that I will work with will necessitate that I learn
about them and address their needs, not necessarily what I
think that they need. Yet, I am hired to teach them content
and pedagogy based on the Virginia SOL's (Standards of
Learning).

This causes me much thinking about myself and how I can best
serve these very poor, very dedicated rural teachers.
--

Cheers!

Karen Dee

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Karen Dee Michalowicz Adjunct Faculty
Upper School Mathematics Chair George Mason University
The Langley School Fairfax, VA
1411 Balls Hill Rd, McLean, VA
22012 USA
703-356-1920(w) E-Mail: kmichalo@pen.k12.va.us
Fax: (703) 790-9712 --or-- KarenDM@aol.com






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