[Library Media] One of ours?

Fawn Morgan fawnbmorgan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 11:17:19 MST 2015


Still hoping to hear what school Rebecca Peterson attends and who is her
librarian. That's because she obviously has good library research skills.
Hope someone eventually gets around to reading through all their email sent
over the holidays :-) to identify her.

Fawn

On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 9:08 AM, Tiffany Hall <Tiffany.Hall at slcschools.org>
wrote:

>  In June, 2013, the Utah Core Standards were revised and teaching
> handwriting—manuscript and cursive—was formally placed in the Standards for
> grades K-5. In Appendix A, there is a section on the research base that was
> considered when this decision was made. This revision was made after a year
> of committee study, public comment, and State Board approval.
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> Subsequently, there was a course developed by USOE and UEN that is offered
> online to support teachers in learning how to teach handwriting if that was
> not something they learned in their teacher education programs.
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> Teaching handwriting, beginning with manuscript and moving into cursive,
> is recognized as a critical component of teaching and learning in the Utah
> Core Standards.
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> *From:* library-media [mailto:library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Fawn Morgan
> *Sent:* Friday, January 02, 2015 11:47 AM
> *To:* library-media at lists.uen.org
> *Subject:* [Library Media] One of ours?
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> Colleagues,
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> An op-ed piece printed in the Deseret News yesterday titled "Doing Away
> With Cursive is a Bad Idea" is an excellent, well-researched piece written
> by Rebecca Peterson, a high school senior here in Utah. I would dearly love
> to be able to say she learned some of her skills in a Utah school library,
> taught by a school librarian; it would be a strong selling-point. Do any of
> you know her and could give me more details?
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> http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618064/Doing-away-with-cursive-is-bad-idea-with-serious-repercussions.html?pg=all
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> Fawn
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