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 77: Howard Zinn and Hockey PucksDecember 10th, 2018
Trending News: Floating shoes not allowed. Teacher Dress Codes. Is it a constitutional right to be taught about the constitution? School Gun Control? No! Hockey Pucks? Hell Yeah! Feature Interview: Ursula Wolfe-Rocca of the Zinn Education Project talks about the important work being done in classrooms using Howard Zinn materials and the motivation pushing a… Read more »More Episodes