Students Poirier and Smith’s article published in The History Teacher

An article co-authored by COE graduate students Michelle Poirier and Hillary Smith with senior lecturer Robert Maloy and lecturer Sharon Edwards, both of the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, appeared in the November 2010 issue of The History Teacher, a quarterly journal published by The Society for History Education, Inc..

The article, titled “The Making of a History Standards Wiki: Covering, Uncovering and Discovering Curriculum Frameworks Using a Highly Interactive Technology,” is the graduate students’ first published piece. Both students currently teach American History in western Massachusetts high schools. Poirier is a master’s student in the School’s Bridges to the Future Pathway; Smith is a master’s student in its 180 Days in Springfield Pathway.