ERIC Number: ED480624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
English Leadership Quarterly, 2001-2002.
Kiernan, Henry, Ed.; Wilcox, Bonita L., Ed.
English Leadership Quarterly, v24 n1-4 Aug 2001-Apr 2002
This 24th volume of "English Leadership Quarterly" contains articles on topics of interest to those in positions of leadership in departments (elementary, secondary, or college) where English is taught. Each issue focuses on a different theme. Articles in Volume 24 Number 1 focus on matters of thinking and are: "A New Way of Thinking: Beginning Teacher Coaching through Garmston's and Costa's States of Mind" (Jennifer Abrams); "Writing the Care of the Self: Higher Order Thinking in Reflective Journals" (Josh M. Slifkin); "Hands-On Thinking and Learning: A Hands-Down Favorite" (Karen Schramm); and "So, Why Not Write?" (Hongliang Zhang). Articles in Volume 24 Number 2 focus on journal writing are: "Journaling to Become a Better Writer: Why Journals Work" (Allison D. Smith);"Dialogue Journals in Multicultural Education" (Katherine P. McFarland); and "Creative Writing Journals" (Kay McSpadden). Articles in Volume 24 Number 3 focus on alternative assessment and are: "Beyond Standardized Testing: A Case Study in Assessment's Transformative Power" (Teresa B. Henning); and "Effective Monitoring during Class Time" (Jennifer Abrams). Articles in Volume 24 Number 4 focus on teachers as researchers and are "Collaborative Action Research: Helping Teachers Find Their Own Realities in Data" (James A. Salzman; Donna Snodgrass; Donald Mastrobuono); "Teacher Research: An Alternative Ethic in Urban Teacher Preparation" (Kristien Marquez-Zenkov and Jane A. Zaharias); and "Designing Effective Action Research Projects (Katherine P. McFarland). (NKA)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Departments, English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Journal Writing, Professional Development, Teacher Researchers, Thinking Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.