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QUIERE Seminar Series

What are the pressures of teaching young children to write?

What are the “basics” of teaching young children? Are they reading and writing or play and peer interaction?


Come to our QUIERE Seminar to explore these questions and more


Where are the children in School Writing Programs?:

A Matter of Ethics with Anne Haas Dyson

Anne Haas Dyson is a former teacher of young children and, currently, a professor of education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Among her previous appointments was as a longtime professor at the University of California, Berkeley. A fellow of the American Educational Research Association, she has spent over 30 years studying the childhood cultures and literacy learning of young schoolchildren. Among her book publications are Social Worlds of Children Learning to Write in an Urban Primary School (1993), Writing Superheroes (1997), The Brothers and Sisters Learn to Write (2003), and, with Celia Genishi, Children, Language, and Literacy: Diverse Learners in Diverse Times (2009).  Her newest book, to be published in 2013, is Writing “Basics”?: Views from the Children’s Worlds.


When? Thursday, February 7th, 7-9pm

Where? Milbank Chapel, Teachers College

  525 West 120th St, NY, NY

How Much? FREE and OPEN to the public


For additional assistance, contact Nicole Fleming at QUIEREproject@gmail.com 

To request disability-related accommodations contact: oasid@tc.edu, (212) 678-3689 

(212) 678-3853 TTY, (646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible


The contents of this flyer were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, H325K110138. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education.






















When & Where

Teachers College, Columbia University
Milbank Chapel
525 West 120th Street
New York, NY 10027

Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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The Department of Curriculum and Teaching, The Department of International and Transcultural Studies & The Vice President's Grant for Diversity and Community Initiatives



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