Dr. P. L. Thomas, an Associate Professor of Education at Furman University since 2002, taught high school English for 18 years at Woodruff High along with teaching as an adjunct at a number of Upstate colleges. He holds an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education (1983) along with an M. Ed. in Secondary Education (1985) and Ed. D. in Curriculum and Instruction (1998), all from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Thomas has focused throughout his career on writing and the teaching of writing. He has published fiction, poetry, and numerous scholarly works since the early 1980s. Currently, he works closely with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) as a column editor for English Journal, Challenging Text, and the SC Council of Teachers of English (SCCTE) as co-editor of South Carolina English Teacher.
Episode 87: Climate WarriorsOctober 7th, 2019
Teachers have their own children too. A Room for Teachers to DESTRESS. Old School Kindergarten: Play. Feature Interview: Moé Yonamine and Tim Swinehart of Rethinking Schools and the Zinn Education Project join us. They talk about how they are helping students become “Climate Warriors” fully engaged in fighting the climate crisis. We talk about A… Read more »More Episodes