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Hewett, Beth L. – English Journal, 2011
What does committee work entail? The author outlines the effort and the satisfactions. This essay is a sound byte of what needs to be said about the professional benefits one can experience when becoming a full-fledged, participating NCTE member through committee or task force work.
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Group Membership
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Hayn, Judith A. – English Journal, 2011
The Conference on English Education (CEE) Executive Board authorizes the creation of commissions that focus on a particular area of interest of discussion and action for the field. Commissions meet at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Annual Convention to plan and promote their activities aligned with English language arts teacher…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), English Instruction, Language Arts, English Teachers
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Souto-Manning, Mariana; Vasquez, Vivian M. – English Journal, 2011
Literacy begins at birth. As soon as children are born, they start reading the world around them. Yet for years the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) was not regarded as a place for early childhood teachers, researchers, and teacher educators who work with children from birth to age eight. Recently, however, a group has come together…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Emergent Literacy
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Valentino, Marilyn J. – English Journal, 2011
If members of the Two-Year College English Association (TYCA) had not set a place for the author at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) table, she may not have participated on the national level to improve the teaching and learning of writing. Like others in TYCA, the author had taken a circuitous route to the two-year college,…
Descriptors: College English, English Instruction, English Teachers, Teacher Associations
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Christenbury, Leila – English Journal, 2011
Learning its history has been one of the great pleasures of working on the centennial of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a project the author began in 2003 that is now almost finished. This centennial, of course, is not the only time NCTE has looked backwards to its history. A case in point is the 1960 golden anniversary,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Prediction, Intellectual History, English Teachers
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Smith, Carol A.; Scuilli, Suzanne – English Journal, 2011
This article discusses how reading for their own purposes affected struggling teens. It shares the authors' story, which demonstrates the importance and power of focusing on students' purposes, as highlighted in Standard 12, a standard not often addressed or assessed, but one that matters to students and teachers alike. The authors describe how a…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Strategies
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Ostenson, Jonathan; Gleason-Sutton, Elizabeth – English Journal, 2011
This article discusses how to make the classics matter to students through digital literacies and essential questions. The authors share their experiences with planning and delivering a unit that ultimately gave "The Scarlet Letter" real meaning for their students--and helped them do the same for other classics they taught. Students read "The…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Literature Appreciation, Units of Study, English Instruction
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Falkner, Shannon – English Journal, 2011
In this article, the author offers a user-friendly approach to semiotics that engages students in critical examination of the popular culture they are already immersed in. She defines semiotics as "the study of signs" and explains how asking students to analyze cultural objects and practices from ordinary life and popular culture can engage their…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Semiotics, High Schools, Educational Environment
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Beckelhimer, Lisa – English Journal, 2011
In this article, the author focuses on her experiences with genre analysis. This is not a new idea or assignment. But gearing the analysis specifically toward thinking about purpose significantly narrows the focus of a typical "here's what this genre is and who uses it" essay. Genre analysis asks students to think in-depth about one particular…
Descriptors: Writing Assignments, Technical Writing, Language Styles, Literary Genres
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Wells, Jennifer – English Journal, 2011
Preparing students for life outside the classroom is the whole point of education. The process learners use to take what they have learned in one context and apply it to another is called "knowledge transfer". To help students transfer literacy-based knowledge from high school to college, the author asks students to investigate the kinds of…
Descriptors: Assignments, High Schools, Classroom Techniques, Writing (Composition)
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Bauer, Sara – English Journal, 2011
The author finds using software to make audio comments on students' writing improves students' understanding of her responses and increases their willingness to take her suggestions for revision more seriously. In the process of recording audio comments, she came to a new understanding of her students' writing needs and her responsibilities as…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Writing Assignments, Writing Evaluation, Auditory Stimuli
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Gerber, Hannah R.; Price, Debra P. – English Journal, 2011
Today's youth come to the English language arts class with a diverse range of ideas and experiences that give them the ability to develop and blossom into proficient and talented writers for multiple audiences; constant engagement with new media and digital literacies provides them multiple opportunities and multiple channels through which to…
Descriptors: Video Games, Creative Writing, Audiences, Language Arts
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Rubin, Daniel Ian – English Journal, 2011
It is essential that language arts teachers attempt to incorporate nonprint materials in their classrooms, such as music, film, and art, to involve, engage, and motivate a new generation of students. Using music in the classroom has shown to be effective from the elementary school level all the way to the university level. Using various forms of…
Descriptors: Music, Literature, English Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Sawch, Deb – English Journal, 2011
When approaches to critical inquiry and critical literacy are used by students to interrogate the dynamic between both fiction and nonfiction texts simultaneously, they shape a classroom culture of questioning that empowers students to take an informed and more activist stance about larger issues in the world. This article explores how nonfiction…
Descriptors: Nonfiction, Critical Literacy, English Instruction, Fiction
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VanDeWeghe, Richard – English Journal, 2011
The authors of the new Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy believe that college and career-ready students who meet the standards in that document exhibit a number of "capacities of the literate individual." One of these is the capacity "to understand other perspectives and cultures" through reading classic and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Altruism, Critical Reading, State Standards
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