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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine

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How picture books introduce kids to politics

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How picture books introduce kids to politics

Analysis details how messages of democracy, leaders, issues presented to young readers

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Art education holds some lessons on the way we teach

Art education holds some lessons on the way we teach

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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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