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Dr. Marsha Sprague M.

Director of Teacher Preparation

Christopher Newport University

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Email: m***@***.edu

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Christopher Newport University

1 University Place

Newport News, Virginia 23606

United States

Company Description

The academic programs at CNU encompass more than 80 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts, offering you a broad choice of paths to choose from on your educational journey. Our 5,000 students a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Adjunct

University of South Florida

Education

bachelor's degree

English

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Classroom Management and Discipline

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On top of that, a growing ...

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On top of that, a growing number of students come into schools not speaking good (or any) English, said Marsha Sprague, Director of Teacher Preparation at Christopher Newport University. Teachers, then, have to take extra steps such as incorporating pictures into lessons or working with interpreters in the local community. "This is really taking us by surprise, how quickly this is happening," Sprague said.

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New tools also can bring lessons to life, Sprague said. "Instead of just describing different types of clouds, you might do video streaming and watch a thunderstorm developing," she said.
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"It's the most rewarding career there is," said Sprague, who spent 25 years in the classroom.


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Marsha Sprague, of Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Virginia, USA, has done a book for IRA scheduled to appear in March titled Discovering Their Voices: Engaging Adolescent Girls With Young Adult Literature.Sprague urges teachers to give adolescents books that help teens make sense of their lives, "with the idea that if they see reading as meaningful, they will want to read more."

Sprague and her coauthor, CNU faculty member Kara Keeling, wanted to connect young women with literature that would help them navigate the serious difficulties that even academically successful teens may be dealing with.
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And the enrichment it offers can turn a student into "a more thinking, caring, feeling human being," Sprague says."There's a big payoff."


International Reading Association : Reading Today : Adolescent Literacy: The Hottest Topic

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Marsha Sprague, of Christopher Newport University (CNU) in Newport News, Virginia, USA, has done a book for IRA scheduled to appear in March titled Discovering Their Voices: Engaging Adolescent Girls With Young Adult Literature.Sprague urges teachers to give adolescents books that help teens make sense of their lives, "with the idea that if they see reading as meaningful, they will want to read more."

Sprague and her coauthor, CNU faculty member Kara Keeling, wanted to connect young women with literature that would help them navigate the serious difficulties that even academically successful teens may be dealing with.
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And the enrichment it offers can turn a student into "a more thinking, caring, feeling human being," Sprague says."There's a big payoff."


Poetry Alive! Summer Residencies Info

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---Marsha M. Sprague, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

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