This episode we're talking about: The lasting impact of grammar studies
~ Tammy's personal quest: understanding thought better
~ The challenges and joys of writing curriculum
~ What makes Well-Ordered Language classical?
~ How grammar studies "stick" with students
~ Prioritizing the "why" over the "what"
Author and educator Tammy Peters earned her BA in elementary education and a minor in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1982, and her MA in reading from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee in 1987. During her teaching career, she taught at elementary, undergraduate, and graduate levels and also worked as a district reading specialist. She recently retired from her position as a third-grade teacher at Mars Hill Academy, a classical Christian school in Cincinnati, where she had taught, written grammar curriculum, and mentored the elementary staff since 2000. She is the author, with Dr. Daniel Coupland, of Well-Ordered Language, a grammar series for students in grades 3–6.