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Glenn Orlando Blough, American author, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service to Science Education citation National Science Teachers Association, 1971; Special Recognition for contribution to science education Council Elementary Science International, 1971; award for contribution to literature of natural history American Nature Study Society, 1980.


Blough, Glenn Orlando was born on September 5, 1907 in Edmore, Michigan, United States. Son of Levi and Catherine (Thomas) Blough.


Student, Central Michigan College Education, 1922-1924;Doctor of Laws, Central Michigan College Education, 1950;Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1929;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1932;postgraduate, Columbia, summers 1935-1937;postgraduate, University of Chicago, 1938.


Teacher secondary schools, Michigan, 1925-1927, 29-31;instructor, State Teachers College, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1932-1936;assistant professor science education, State Teachers College, Greeley, Colorado, 1937-1938;instructor, University of Chicago, 1939-1942;specialist science, United States Office Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1947-1955;professor education, U. Maryland., since 1956. Education consultant National Geography Society, since 1970.



Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II. Member National Education Association, Association Supervision and Curriculum Development, Association Childhood Education, American Association of University Professors, National Council Elementary Science (president 1947), National Science Teachers Association (president 1957-1958, adviser educational policies commission), Elementary Principals Association, Phi Delta Kappa, Phi Sigma.


Levi Blough

Catherine (Thomas) Blough