Charles Temple

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Geneva New York 14456 USA

Phone: 315-81-3444

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MAJOR FIELDS

Teacher Education
Literacy Education
Literature for Children
International Education

EDUCATION

University of Virginia 1978 Ph.D. Literacy Education.
University of Virginia 1976 M.Ed. Curriculum studies.
University of North Carolina 1969 B.A. English.
Universidad de Madrid 1967-68 Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

“Reading & Writing for Critical Thinking”
Project Co-Director 1997-

Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1982 -
Professor of Education 1992 -
Associate Professor of Education 1986 - 92
Assistant Professor of Education 1982 - 86
Education Department Chairperson 1983 - 85; 1988 – 90; 2002 - 2005

University of Houston, Victoria 1978 - 1981
Assistant Professor

(High school teacher of English, county director of special reading programs)

PUBLICATIONS

1. Books

  • Temple, C., D. Ogle, A. Crawford, and P. Freppon. (2008). All Children Read: Teaching for Literacy in Diverse Classrooms, 2nd Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Gillet, J. and C. Temple (2008). Understanding Reading Problems: Assessment and Instruction, 7th Edition. (First edition was published in 1982). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Temple, C., A. Crawford, and J. Gillet (2008, in press). Developmental Literacy Inventory: Kindergarten through Grade Eight. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Crawford, A., C. Temple, and J. Gillet (2007, in preparation). Inventario Comprensivo de Lecto-escritura (Versión Española). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Temple, C., A. Naylor, J. Yokota, and M. Martinez. (2006), Children’s Books in Children’s Hands, 3nd Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Temple, C., and J. MaKinster (2005). Intervening for Literacy. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Temple, C. and J. Gillet (1996). Language and Literacy: A Lively Approach. New York: HarperCollins.
  • Temple, C., R. Nathan, F. Temple, and N. Burris. (1993). The Beginnings of Writing, 3rd Edition. (First Edition was published in 1982, and a fourth edition is under contract). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Temple, C. and P. Collins (Ed). (1992). Stories and Readers: New Perspectives on Literature in the Elementary School. Boston: Christopher-Gordon.
  • Temple, C., and J. Gillet. (1988). Language Arts: Learning Processes and Teaching Practices, 2nd Edition. New York: HarperCollins. (First Edition published by Little, Brown in 1984).
  • Nathan, R., F. Temple, K. Juntunen, and C. Temple (1988). Classroom Strategies: An Elementary Teacher’s Guide to the Process of Writing. Portsmouth, N.H.: Heinemann.
     

2. Staff Development Guidebooks

  • Temple, C. (2006) Writing and Illustrating Multicultural Books for Children: A Workshop Guide for the Caucasus and Southeastern Europe. Geneva, New York: Critical Thinking International, Inc.
  • Temple, C., A. Crawford, W. Saul, and S. Mathews (2005). Learning Actively, Thinking Critically. New York: Open Society Institute.
  • Temple, C., A. Crawford, and D. Ogle (2004). Teaching for Active and Cooperative Learning. Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra/USAID.
  • Crawford, A., D. Ogle, and Temple, C. (2004). Focus on Comprehension. Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra/USAID.
  • Temple, C., A. Crawford, and D. Ogle (2004). Helping Literacy Emerge. Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra/USAID.
  • Temple, C. (1996) Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum: RWCT in Higher Education. New York: Open Society Institute.
  • Temple, C., J. Steele, and K. Meredith (1996). RWCT Project: Reading, Writing, & Discussion in Every Discipline: Guidebook III. Washington, D.C.: International Reading Association for the RWCT Project.
  • Temple, C., J. Steele, and K. Meredith (1997). RWCT Project: Further Methods on Critical Thinking: Guidebook IV. Washington, D.C.: International Reading Association for the RWCT Project.
  • Temple, C., J. Steele, and K. Meredith (1997). RWCT Project: Lesson Planning and Assessment: Guidebook VI. Washington, D.C.: International Reading Association for the RWCT Project.
  • Temple, C., J. Steele, And K. Meredith. RWCT Project: Writing Workshop: From Self-Expression to Written Argument: Guidebook VII. Washington, D.C.: International Reading Association for the RWCT Project, 1997.
  • Temple, C (2003). Teacher Upgrade Program: Zonal Facilitators’ Guide: A Training Manual for the Tanzanian Ministry of Education and Culture. Washington and Dar es Salaam: International Reading Association and UNESCO.
     

3. Student Textbooks

  • Gillet, J.W., C. Temple, and J. Williams. (2003). SRA Writing and Language Arts. Columbus, Ohio: McGraw-Hill.
  • Various authors. (1997). New View: A Reading and Language Arts Curriculum, K-8. New York: MacMillan.
  • Various Authors. (1993). Write Idea, A Comprehensive Language Arts Program For Grades 1-8. New York: MacMillan/McGraw-Hill.
  • Various authors. (1990) Merrill Spelling, Grade 8. Columbus, OH: Merrill Publishing (Now a subsidiary of MacMillan/McGraw-Hill).
     

4. Children's Books

  • Temple, C. (1996). Train. Larry Johnson, illustrator. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Temple, C. (1995). Cadillac. Lynne Lockhart, illustrator. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons.
  • Temple, C. (1994). Shanty Boat. Melanie Hall, illustrator. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • Temple, C. (1992). On the Riverbank. Melanie Hall, illustrator. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
     

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Workshop Leader, “Differentiated Instruction in Literacy.” Montecarlo, Argentina: Fundacion Leer, Buenos Aires, and Open Society Foundation, London. February, 2007.
  • Workshop Leader, “Teaching for Emergent Literacy.” Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia: School, Family, and Society Foundation and Open Society Institute, New York. January, 2007
  • Workshop Leader, “Teaching for Active Learning and Critical Thinking.” Petionville, Haiti: Tipa Tipa and Open Society Foundation, London. January, 2007.
  • Fulbright Scholar Award. Romania, 2005-2006.
  • U.S. Department of State Visiting Scholars Program. Kiev and Kharkiv, Ukraine. December, 2005.
  • Director, Study Semester in Germany/Romania/Hungary (Fall, 2005). For 20 students from Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Union College, and Universitatea Babes-Bolyai.
  • Workshop Leader, “Creating Books to Support Young Children’s Literacy.” Tbilisi, Georgia: School, Family, and Society Foundation, June, 2006.
  • Workshop Leader, “Creating Literacy Materials for Roma Children.” Sofia, Bulgaria: Next Page Foundation, June, 2006.
  • Workshop Leader, “Academic Success for Roma Children.” Cluj, Romania: World Bank and Open Society Institute’s Roma Education Fund, October and December, 2005, and May, 2006.
  • Keynote Speaker, “Literacy Around the World.” Chicago, Illinois: International Reading Association’s Annual Convention, May, 2006.
  • Workshop Presenter, “Apoyando la Lectoescritura Emergente.” Misiones, Argentina, February, 2006.
  • Workshop Leader, “Creating Literacy Opportunities for Roma Children.” Zagreb, Croatia: Next Page Foundation, July, 2005.
  • Workshop Presenter, “Critical Thinking and Active Learning.” Machala, Ecuador: Universidad Tecnologica San Antonio de Machala – June, 2005.
  • Workshop Presenter, “Critical Thinking and Active Learning.” Quito, Ecuador: CEPP, Santillana, Universidad de San Francisco – Quito, May, 2005.
  • Keynote speaker, International Conference on Critical Thinking, Cluj, Romania. May 5, 2005.
  • Trainer, Workshops for the Fundación Leer, Buenos Aires, Argentina. February, 2005.
  • Trainer, Workshops for Centers of Excellence in Teacher Training (USAID). Santiago, Dominican Republic. January and June, 2004.
  • Guest Presenter, Summer Workshop on Teaching. Cluj, Romania: Babes Bolyai University. July, 2004 (also summers of 2001, 2002, and 2003).
  • Visiting Professor, Pristina Summer University. Pristina, Kosovo, July, 2003.
  • Workshop Leader: “Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum in the University.” Unhost, Czech Republic (January, 2002); Kiev, Ukraine (February, 2002); Elbasan, Albania (October, 2003).
  • Project Director, Active Learning: From Basic Literacy to Critical Thinking. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Ministry of Education and Culture, UNESCO, and International Reading Association. 2001- 2004.
  • Consultant, “Centers for Excellence in Teacher Training.” Santiago, Dominican Republic: Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra and USAID, April, 2003 – present.
  • Consultant on a project to develop a module on teaching reading in the primary grades, to be distributed by UNESCO. Bangkok, Thailand, October, 2002
  • Co-Founder and Co-Director, “Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking Project,” a partnership of the International Reading Association, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and the Open Society Institute, with project sites in Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Guatemala, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosova, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. 1996-
  • Project leader, “Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking” in Albania. 1997-
  • Project leader, “Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking” in Romania. 1997-
  • Project Director, “Reading for Understanding.” Cluj, Bucharest, and Timisoara, Romania, 1996-1999.
  • Evaluator of a USAID education project in Slovakia. Spring, 1995.
  • Member (with Ana Margarita Hache de Yunen and Liliana Montenegro) of a team that developed new seventh and eighth grade basic language curricula for use in the Dominican Republic, 1991-1992.
  • Director of work/study program at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1991 and 1994.
  • Fulbright Scholar, Lecturer in the Escola Superior de Educaçao de Lisboa, and various Colleges of Education in Portugal, 1988.
  • Director of study program at the Colegio de España, Salamanca, Spain, fall of 1987.
     

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Chair, Education Department. 2002-2005, 1988-1990, 1983-1985.
Director, Master of Arts in Teaching Program, 2003 – 2004.
College-Wide Evaluation Committee, 2004 – 2007
Co-Founder, Study Term Abroad in Germany/Romania/Hungary, 2003.
Committee on Academic Affairs, 2001-
Committee on Global Education, 1996 –
Faculty of Community Service Minor, 1992 –
Founder, Study Terms Abroad in the Dominican Republic, and in Central Europe.

LANGUAGES

Languages submitted for Ph.D. were Spanish and French. Have oral, reading, and written fluency in Spanish, and reading knowledge of French, Portuguese, and Romanian.