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 86: Teaching A People’s History of Abolition and the Civil WarAugust 14th, 2019
Trending News: In God We Trust Testing Craze getting less Crazy? Don’t Just Shut Up and Teach. Feature Interview: Adam Sanchez from Rethinking Schools joins us to explain the thinking that went into developing the new book—Teaching a People’s History of Abolition and the Civil War. We then break down the book by the ten… Read more »More Episodes