April is Poetry Month and it’s right around the corner. Tonight @amyrass (Amy Rasmussen) led the group in a fabulous conversation about bringing more poetry into the classroom during April and beyond. Link to archive.
Thank you to @RebekahODell1 & @allisonmarchett for hosting tonight’s #engchat! Link to archive.
In an age of standards, how can teachers bring the creativity and vitality of a writing workshop into the secondary classroom? How can teachers devote meaningful, consistent time to writing instruction while balancing the demands of literature study, independent reading, test preparation, and a standardized curriculum? For next week’s #engchat conversation (3/16/15 at 7 PM ...
Thank you to Jim Burke for facilitating tonight’s discussion. Jim, always inspiring, led a fantastic discussion about academic moves. Link to archive.
An exciting #engchat tonight full of authors, readers, and teachers! @_briank_ led us in a fascinating conversation about podcasting and writing for the ear. Be sure to check out the archive! Link to archive.
Building a student learning network. What does it mean? How do you begin? Kristin Ziemke Teacher, traveler, & Heinemann author, led tonight’s chat. Check out the archive, as the chat moved exceptionally fast! Link to archive.
Tonight’s topic, AP Lit, fostered a great conversation. Thank you to @talksWteachers for hosting! Link to archive.
AP Literature and Composition provides students with the opportunity to examine literature closely and critically on a college level. As students work with rich, imaginative literature across many genres, they build the skills of analysis, examining the way in which meaning is created. As English teachers of all levels, we can help more students fulfill ...
Tonight’s hosts, @hickstro and @jeremybballer, shared some strategies from their book, Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, Writing and Learning with Digital Tools (Routledge/Eye on Education, 2014). They also engaged the rest of the #engchat participants in a conversation about the best ways to embrace technology while encouraging literacy. Archive link.
As more and more students bring mobile devices to school, we have more opportunities (and challenges) to teach reading and writing, speaking and listening. For next week’s #engchat conversation (1/12/15 at 7:00 PM EST), join co-authors Jeremy Hyler (@Jeremybballer) and Troy Hicks (@hicsktro) as they share some strategies from their book, Create, Compose, Connect! Reading, ...