Minnie Young Peaster
Dr. Peaster recognized UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI /Special)--Dr. Minnie Young Peaster, former Greenville resident and director of the Reading Services Center at the University, received international recognition when she delivered a paper to the Fifth World Congress on Reading held recently in Vienna, Austria. Â· While giving her treatise on '^'Language Arts M e t h o d s and Materials for Primary Students," Dr. Peaster's words were being translated int French and German. Â· ' ; ' T e a c h e r s d e t e r m i n e t h e effectiveness of language arts methods and materials for primary students," Dr.- Peaster told her international audience. "Masters of the Art" was the label she used for those teachers with t h e k n o w - h o w i n r c r e o t i n E a learning-favored environment. Hence, the term language arts. Dr. Peaster Special According to teacher training in which the Dr. Peaster, more programs are needed term language arts includes all methods and materials primary students which will assist more teachers in becoming masters the art. Dr. Peaster, a native of Clinton, graduated from Yazoo City High School and received her B. A. degree from Delta State University, and her Master's degree from the University'of Indiana. For five years she was associated with the Greenville Public School System and taught at Beatrice Fulwiler and Matty Akien Schools. is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Young Sr: of Greenville. Dr. Peaster's husband, Tom, accompanied her to Vienna and they handed out stick-on felt "Colonels" from Ole Miss to visitors from other countries at the U. S. Information Bureau. This was an assignment the Congress which they enjoyed, accordingjo Dr. Peaster.