"Next" Magazine Vol. 3 Fall 2016 - Page 11

Dr. Joan Gipe and Taylor Patrick. experiences with that pet rabbit. He would draw a picture, and we would write about that. Comprehension wasn’t a problem, because it was his story. He could decode and use context.” Later, the boy learned to read words from flash cards, and eventually, he was reading and writing. The satisfaction of seeing the child succeed sealed her fate, Gipe recalled. “That’s what convinced me that this was what I wanted to do,” she said. “I realized I could reach more children that way, because I could help their teachers understand literacy.” Gipe related her story on a winter afternoon in early 2016 during a visit to the UK College of Education. That’s where the two stories converge, with Gipe, now a two-time retiree, helping to forge a path for Patrick through a fellowship she established in the Curriculum and Instruction Department. Gipe attributed it all to a persistent love of teaching others to unlock the potential and power of literacy. After a stint as the itinerant reading teacher for Scott County, Ky., schools, Gipe moved to Indiana, where she taught fifth grade by day. By nig Ё͡)ͽ՝ЁAɥձմՍѥݥѠ)ͥ́ѕɅ䁅ЁAɑՔUٕͥ)Q͍ݡɔ͡х՝Ёٕ͔Ց)ձѥQɥЁՑѠѡչٕͥ)ɕɵMɕձeЁɕ()ݡѡ́ݕɔ͕ͽݡЁ)ѕɅɔ͕ݡЁ͡ɹ)ɅՅєѽɅՑ̰ȁɥ)́ѕɅѕȰѼե܁ѕ́Ё)͍%ɕ͕ݥѠȁ̰ͭéɥ)Օ́ɅȁѼѕЁѡչٕͥ)ٕ+q$ɕ镐$ձɕɔɕѡЁ݅)͔$ձѡȁѕ́չх)ѕɅ䳊tͅ)ݕЁѼѕЁѡUٕͥ䁽9)=ɱ̰ݡɔ͡ݽɭݥѠՍѥ)ݡݕɔɕɥȁՑЁѕQՉ)͍ѕ9܁=ɱ́݅́Ё)ѕЁЁ݅́٥ɽЁȁͽ)ݥѠѵЁѼɽ٥ѕɅ䁅)՝Ց̸q=ѡѡ́$)ɽՐ́хѡ͔չٕͥՑ́Ѽ)ѡѡɸ܁ѼݽɬݥѠ)ɕtͅ)%ఁɕѥɕQɅɥ()ѥՕ()((0