Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 3, Spring

Educating Young Children with Different Abilities: A Review of Missy Hamilnook Reflects on Early Childhood Education
Educating Young Children with Different Abilities: A review of Missy Hamilnook Reflects on Early Childhood Education Hamilton, A. (2013). Missy Hamilnook Reflects on Early Childhood Education. Parker, CO: Bookcrafters. 83 pages. ISBN 978-0-9837470-5-5...
Effective Communication in a Time of Connectivity: An Interview with Dr. Beverly Helms
This interview continues a series initiated by members of the Bulletins Editorial Board. The goal of the series is to feature interviews conducted with Delta Kappa Gamma members or other educational leaders on a topic related to the theme of the issue....
From the Editor
Who? Says what? To whom? Through what channel? To what effect? These five questions are often used to analyze, understand, or define virtually any act of communication. They identify the communicator, the message, the recipient or audience, the medium,...
Increasing Purposeful Communication in the Workplace: Two School-District Models
Communication for most educators begins as soon as they walk in the door of their workplace, often in the form of a greeting, and purposeful professional communication begins as soon as they sit down at their computers and click on the inbox. Each educator...
Perfect for Stimulating Discussion of Diversity: A Review of King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village
Perfect for Stimulating Discussion of Diversity: A Review of King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village Bartels, R, & Herman, E. (2012). King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her...
Powerful Personal Communication: A Review of Lives Divided: My Family Torn Apart by WWII and the Russian Gulag
Powerful Personal Communication: A Review of Lives Divided: My Family Torn Apart by WWII and the Russian Gulag McGalliard, B. (2013). Lives Divided: My Family Torn Apart by WWII and the Russian Gulag. Seatde, WA: CreateSpace. 268 pages. ISBN 9781490404233...
Purposeful Professional Communication by Teacher Educators: Helping Candidates Get Jobs
The job market for teachers continues to change, and new graduates can no longer expect to get a position in the district in which they completed student teaching or by attending a single campus job fair. "Teaching is not the safe career bet that it...
Setting the Stage for Purposeful Communication: Fostering Emergent Literacy
For eight summers, I directed summer Head Start programs in the Plano, Texas, district and, for the first time, realized that many young children had weak communication experiences and, in particular, no desire to hear books read. Many had limited vocabularies....
Understanding Secondary Teachers' Concerns about RTI: Purposeful Professional Communication
IntroductionIn 2004, Congress reauthorized the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which was meant to ensure that all students were provided with high quality, research-based instruction in reading and math and were given time and instruction...
Using an Educator's Skills to Advocate for Senior Relatives or Friends in the Medical World
Educators spend their careers advocating for their students' needs. The ability to determine and meet others' needs also effectively serves educators in their lives outside of school. As many educators face the challenge of caring for medically challenged...
Voting for Subjectivity: Adding Some Gray Areas to Black-and-White, Objective Grading Practices
In a society where education focuses on objective learning standards and assessments, teachers are often baffled about whether or not they should include lesson plans, assessment tools, or grading criteria that are not stringently linked to objectivity....
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