Talking Points is published by WLU, the Whole Language Umbrella, a conference of NCTE. Talking Points helps promote literacy research and the use of whole language instruction in classrooms. It provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning. (Published semiannually, October and May.)
Editors: Edie Lanphar and Phil Fitzsimmons
San Roque School
Santa Barbara, CA
New Editors Announced
Edie Lanphar and Phil Fitzsimmons will complete their term as editors with the May 2010 issue. The new editors, Carol Gilles and Jennifer Wilson, will begin their term with the October 2010 issue. They can be reached at TalkingPoints@missouri.edu.
The children are changed because of that work and the presence of their voices. They experienced success, the intensity that leads up to success, and the value that a human being feels when she or he has something to say, says it, and is heard.
—Richard J. Meyer