Credits and Acknowledgments
This lesson was based on the writing workshops developed by Thomas E. Lowderbaugh, Ph.D., formerly Assistant Director, Administration, Smithsonian Office of Education, Smithsonian Institution
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We wish to thank all of the educators who have participated in the Smithsonian's writing workshops over the past eighteen years. Many of them stay in contact with the Smithsonian Office of Education, and they are invaluable resources on the use of museums to teach writing. We are particularly grateful to those who reviewed and tested these materials in draft:
Ernestine Arnold--Thomas Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Barbara Sonnenberg Banks--Forest Knolls Elementary School, Silver Spring, Maryland
Rolene Barnett--Jefferson Middle School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Karen Bean--Telstar Middle School, Bethel, Maine
Helen Bedtelyon--Lindbergh High School, Renton, Washington State
Johnny Brinson--Richardson Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Margaret Carwin--Turkey Foot Elementary School, Edgewood, Kentucky
B. Crockett--Lincoln Junior High School, Washington, D.C.
Jane Danaher--Thoreau Intermediate School, Vienna, Virginia
Donna H. Grogan--Thomas Elementary School, Washington, D.C.
Lila Hirschmann--Jay High School, Hopewell Junction, New York
Joan Horn--Roosevelt Intermediate School, Westfield, New Jersey
Kathy Icenogle--Rodney Junior High School, Camden, Delaware
Crystal Jefferson--Marshall High School, Falls Church, Virginia
Connie Kirby--Ephrata Middle School, Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Anthony B. Knight, Jr.--Bell Multicultural High School, Washington, D.C.
Roberta Lisker--Woodson High School, Fairfax, Virginia
Jeffrey T. Miner--Pilgrim High School, Warwick, Rhode Island
Christine Murphy--Smith Elementary School, Dayton, Ohio
Elizabeth Price--Barrie School, Silver Spring, Maryland
Janet Rogolsky--Southview High School, Sylvania, Ohio
Cassy Theriot--St. Isidore Middle School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Juanita L. Wilkinson--Lincoln Junior High School, Washington, D.C.
Special thanks to the following individuals:
Anne Eigeman, Smithsonian Office of Education
Carol Franz, Principal, Bailey's Elementary School, Falls Church, Virginia
Peg Koetsch, Director, Education MATTERS
Michael Marcuse, University of Maryland
Brother International Corporation, whose generous financial support made the publication Collecting Their Thoughts possible.
Last Modified August 6, 1998