January 2017 Issue
December 20, 2016


Source: NYSUT United

It's an honor

Elyse S. Scott, Highland Teachers Association retiree, won the Smart Brief Editor's Choice Content Award for her article "How Feedback Can Be More Kid-Friendly" published at middleweb.com.

In print

Denise Gelberg, Ithaca TA, has published Engagement. Her latest novel provides a window into the complexities of the Iraq War as seen through the eyes of a conservative-leaning West Point cadet and his liberal fiancée. It is available in paperback and e-book editions at Amazon.com.

Audrey Cohan, United Federation of Teachers retiree, and former teacher Andrea Honigsfeld have written Serving English Language Learners. The textbook, published by Bridgepoint Education, has 10 chapters and is available in an e-book format. For information, contact Carrie.Brandt@bpiedu.com at Bridgepoint.

Stephen Pearl, White Plains TA; Sara Pearl, Yonkers Federation of Teachers; and their son, Rafael Pearl, have written The Cabbage That Came Back. The bilingual children's book tells a story about sharing — done in a comic type style. The book, illustrated by Rafael Pearl, is available from Hard Ball Press at www.hardballpress.com/index.html.

C. Carl Pegels, United University Professions-Buffalo Center retiree, has written The Second World War in the Netherlands: Memoirs and French Revolution, Napoleon, and the Russian War of 1812. Each e-book can be ordered from www.amazon.com.

"Kudos!" recognizes the accomplishments of NYSUT members. Have good news you'd like to share? Email united@nysutmail.org; include "Kudos!" in the subject line.