Tanya Wright, Michigan State School affiliate professor of language and literacy, was chosen to acquire the Jerry Johns Glorious Teacher Educator in Learning Award from the Worldwide Literacy Affiliation.
The award acknowledges a teacher in higher education who exemplifies glorious instructing of learning and learning methods and who’s an revolutionary chief, mentor and scholar all through the self-discipline of literacy education. It is supported by Jerry Johns, a distinguished educator and researcher in teacher education at Northern Illinois School, and a two-time alum of the MSU College of Coaching (M. ’66 and Ph.D. ’70, Elementary Coaching).
“Wright is the operational definition of what it means to be a teacher scholar,” talked about Patricia Edwards, MSU professor, who was moreover nominated for Wright for the consideration. “She has established herself as a extraordinarily regarded nationwide and worldwide scholar on the methods wherein curriculum, expert enchancment and protection may affect language and literacy instruction all through the early years.”
Wright, and college students throughout the College of Coaching, have an prolonged historic previous with the Worldwide Literacy Affiliation. Wright was named the recipient of the Glorious Dissertation Award in 2012. In 2020, a bunch of MSU researchers have been named as a result of the editorial group for the group’s journal, The Learning Teacher. Wright serves as a result of the senior editor.
Edwards was president of the group in 2010-11, when it was known as the Worldwide Learning Affiliation.
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