[Library Media] One of ours?

Fawn Morgan fawnbmorgan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 14:05:32 MST 2015


Thanks, Jay!  I wish the answer had been "my middle school librarian," but
I am still hoping the librarian worked cooperatively with the English
teacher. Anyway, thanks for getting the word to her that we appreciate the
strength of the research.

Fawn

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 9:46 AM, Jay Stuart <jay.stuart at jordandistrict.org>
wrote:

> I've solved the mystery.  I talked with Rebecca this morning.  She wrote
> the article for her English 1010 class here at West Jordan.  I asked her
> who she would give credit to for her research and writing skills and she
> told me she learned the most from her middle school English teacher.
>
> Jay Stuart
> Media Specialist
> West Jordan High
> 801-256-5650
> *It's a Great Day to be a Jaguar!*
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 9:12 AM, M G Durrant <mgd at ucet.org> wrote:
>
>> It might help, but the information is conflicting. The name is the same,
>> but according to the *DesNews* article, "Rebecca Peterson is a . .
>> .visual arts Sterling Scholar.” The Morgan article refers to its Rebecca as
>> a *Mathmatics* [sic] Sterling Scholar *runner-up*.
>>
>> If it’s the same one, it confirms my hunch that this person won *last
>> year* rather than being a current senior.
>>
>> The article might have been written during the 2013-14 school year when
>> she was a senior, and held for publication until recently.
>>
>> Guy Durrant
>> Daggett SD
>>
>> On Jan 7, 2015, at 8:37 AM, Jeanene Prince <Jeanene.Prince at slcschools.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Does this article help in your search for Rebecca Peterson?
>> http://morgannews.com/article/morgan-high-school-hosts-sterling-scholar-event
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Jeanene Prince
>>
>> *From:* library-media [mailto:library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org
>> <library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org>] *On Behalf Of *Fawn Morgan
>> *Sent:* Monday, January 05, 2015 11:17 AM
>> *To:* library-media at lists.uen.org
>> *Subject:* Re: [Library Media] One of ours?
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Teaching handwriting, beginning with manuscript and moving into cursive,
>> is recognized as a critical component of teaching and learning in the Utah
>> Core Standards.
>>
>> *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?
>>
>> Colleagues,
>>
>> 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?
>>
>>
>> http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618064/Doing-away-with-cursive-is-bad-idea-with-serious-repercussions.html?pg=all
>>
>> Fawn
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