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Devon Hamner

Devon Hamner

Name Devon Hamner
Location Grand Island, Nebraska
Role Kindergarten Teacher
Membership National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
 

"ReadWriteThink helps us encourage and challenge our students to think, explore, discover, research, and cooperate with one another, and to record, share, and celebrate their discoveries. It challenges us to be the professional educators we are trained and called to be."

Devon teaches at West Lawn Elementary School in Grand Island, Nebraska. About her work, Devon explains, "I have the best job in the whole world! I teach kindergartners! I get to watch them grow as readers, writers, thinkers, and problem-solvers as we explore our world together."

Devon graduated summa cum laude from Augustana College, with degrees in both Elementary Education and English. She received her Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction from Doane College.

With thirty years of teaching experience, Devon's area of expertise is primary education, especially language arts instruction. She is a member of NCTE and the Whole Language Umbrella (WLU), the Central Nebraska Reading Association, the Nebraska Reading Association. the Grand Island Education Association, Nebraska State Education Association, and the National Education Association. She is an active participant on the TAWL (Teachers Applying Whole Language) listserv.

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