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Hudson Valley Writing Project Teacher Receives Fulbright Award

Publication: readMedia
Date: April 5, 2013

Summary: Christine McCartney, a teacher-consultant with the Hudson Valley Writing Project, was awarded a Distinguished Fulbright Award in Teaching grant to conduct research in Finland. During her time there, she will research how Finnish teachers utilize formative assessments in their classrooms.

 

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McCartney is one of approximately 20 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad in 2012 - 2013 through the Distinguished Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program. During her six-month stay in Finland, McCartney will study at the University of Tampere where she will conduct seminars for local teachers and students, observe classes, and complete a capstone project in which she will research how Finnish teachers utilize formative assessments in their classrooms.

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