ERIC Number: ED434345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational School English Teacher Engages Students in High Levels of Reading and Writing: The Case of Janas Masztal. Case Study Number 12006.
To set the scene, this report begins with the description of the classroom practice and activities of an English teacher at a technical high school in Miami. The report states that a number of the activities that occurred in the class constitute what many scholars in the field of English/language arts studies consider examples of best, or exemplary, practice. The report explains that some of the prominent components of English in the classroom studied are: silent reading, demonstrating knowledge, interdisciplinarity, classroom conversation, and written and oral communication skills. It also describes the teacher's professional contexts, including the following: the district, the school, and the academy in which she works; the colleagues, administrators, and district personnel with whom she works; the various organizations to which she belongs and with which she interacts; and the professional activities in which she engages. (NKA)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, English Teachers, Faculty Development, High Schools, Vocational High Schools
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement, Albany, NY.