ERIC Number: ED444188
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Trends & Issues in Secondary English, 2000 Edition.
Graham, Bonny, Ed.
This publication contains journal essays and book chapters (from publications of the National Council of Teachers of English) dealing with trends and issues in secondary English education. The publication's first section, "The World Wide Web in the Classroom," contains the following articles: (1) "Journey into Cyberspace" (Judith L. Scott); (2) "Using the Web for High School Student Writers" (Ted Nellen); (3) "Surfing the Net: Getting Middle School Students Excited about Research and Writing" (Jean Boreen); (4) "Oh, What a Tangled Web We've Woven! Helping Students Evaluate Sources" (Susan A. Gardner, Hiltraut H. Benham, and Bridget M. Newell); and (5) "Poetry and the Internet" (Albert B. Sommers). Articles in the second section, "The Reemergence of Critical Literacy," are: (6)"Critical Literacy: Teaching Reading, Writing, and Outrage" (Linda M. Christensen); (7) "Reading Practices/Readings" (Brian Moon); (8) "'And Justice for All': Using Writing and Literature To Confront Racism" (Griselle M. Diaz-Gemmati); (9) "Teaching English across the Technology/Wealth Gap" (Charles Moran and Cynthia L. Selfe); and (10) "Writing To Think Critically: The Seeds of Social Action" (Randy Borner). Articles in the third section, "Aesthetic Appreciation versus Critical Interrogation," are: (11) "Diversifying Curriculum in Multicultural Classrooms: 'You Can't Be What You Can't See'" (Elizabeth Radin Simons, with Kathy Daniels, Junia Yearwood, and Darcelle Walker); (12) "Where Life and Art Intersect" (Carol Jago); (13) "Quiet Times: Ninth Graders Teach Poetry Writing in Nursing Homes" (Randi Dickson); (14) "Assessing the Teaching and Learning of Poetry" (Albert B. Somers); and (15) "At Home with Poetry: Constructing Poetry Anthologies in the High School Classroom" (Anthony J. Scimone). (SR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Practices, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Poetry, Political Attitudes, Politics of Education, Secondary Education, Student Needs, Student Research, World Wide Web, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.