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Stung By Buzz Words


by Vasthi Reyes Acosta — May 16, 2005

If doctors and lawyers have a common language which they use as the basis for their professional work, why shouldn’t the profession of education? It is time that we developed a clear, well defined common language, a lexicon, if you will. This lexicon will empower our community of professionals with a common language, on which they can build, grow, teach, and learn.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: May 16, 2005
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11868, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 7:19:16 AM

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  • Vasthi Acosta

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    VASTHI REYES ACOSTA is a graduate of Teachers College where she was awarded both a Doctor of Education and a Master of Arts degree. She also holds a Master of Science degree from Bank Street College of Education. Currently she consults at a NYC public school.
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