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The Experts Speak

Joseph Cooke and Weddy Youn

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Joseph M. Cooke has been working in the educational field since 2000. Since 2004 he has been helping children achieve their goals academically and behaviorally in Washington, D.C. charter schools. He holds a B.S. degree from Radford University and an M.A. in Teaching from Trinity University.

Weddy Youn has been teaching kindergarten at Howard Road Academy Public Charter since 2006. She holds a B.A. from Delaware State University and is currently furthering her education at American University.

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Find everything you need to start your own Martha Speaks Reading Buddies Program.

Article: Using Reading Buddies to Develop and Enhance Children’s Vocabulary by Joseph Cooke and Weddy Youn (pdf, 568KB)

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