NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20190
Since 20180
Since 2015 (last 5 years)0
Since 2010 (last 10 years)300
Since 2000 (last 20 years)888
Source
English Journal1524
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,524 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Guler, Nilufer – English Journal, 2013
This article suggests effective approaches to teaching English language learners in ways that can be of benefit to all students in mainstream middle and high school English classes. The five approaches described herein that mainstream ESL teachers can do to make assessments more accurate and reliable, as well as to address heterogeneity, are: (1)…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Mainstreaming, Teaching Methods, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sovereen, Deanne – English Journal, 2013
"Research for the Classroom" publishes mini-studies of ELA classroom practices and suggests ways in which high school and middle school English teachers may study the effectiveness of their pedagogy. The author of this mini-study notes that it takes around six minutes per day of instructional time for students to remember most of the…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Recall (Psychology), English
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bull, Kelly Byrne; Dulaney, Margaret; North-Coleman, Cheryl; Kaplan, Jeffrey; Stover, Lois – English Journal, 2013
"Teaching Young Adult Literature" describes innovative methods for engaging students in reading, writing, and discussing contemporary and classic literary texts written for adolescents. Centered around the concept of change, the authors present YA novels that span across various disciplines. Each book presented will help students…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Literature, Teaching Methods, Instructional Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goering, Christian Z. – English Journal, 2013
Not every teacher should serve as a mentor teacher (MT), and there are certainly those who are considered excellent teachers who did not find success in that role, often struggling to turn over aspects of classroom instruction to their mentees. With the current testing and accountability regime, some teachers are reluctant to leave their test…
Descriptors: Mentors, Language Arts, English Teachers, Cooperating Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McCann, Thomas M. – English Journal, 2013
Mentors need to be proactive in helping the newer teacher to anticipate the critical episodes that inevitably face any teacher. These episodes include the challenge to manage a daunting workload while following habits necessary to stay healthy; to recover from disappointments, errors, and disrespect; to form positive relationships with students,…
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction, Communities of Practice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bickmore, Steven T. – English Journal, 2013
Novice teachers often find themselves isolated; they are often assigned students with the most difficult challenges, with no mentor, and without professional learning to further develop the skills they began to acquire as student teachers. It is important to disrupt the institutionalized isolation of the novice teacher (Darling-Hammond and Sclan;…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teaching Methods, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Coombs, Dawan; Goodwin, Kate – English Journal, 2013
Despite extensive preparation in high-quality programs, novice teachers face a daily deluge of moments when their understandings about teaching are called into question in the living context of their new classrooms. These encounters often challenge new teachers' ideals about what teaching truly entails as well as their abilities to succeed in…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Competence, Mentors
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Athanases, Steven Z. – English Journal, 2013
During the last several years as a teacher educator mentoring new teachers, the author has worked on two programs of research that included ways of focusing early-career teachers on students and their learning. These research programs shed light on needs of new teachers and ways mentor questioning and processes of classroom inquiry can have an…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Teacher Educators, English
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dawson, Christine M.; Robinson, Eleanor Liu; Hanson, Kelly; VanRiper, Jillian; Ponzio, Christina – English Journal, 2013
A mentoring relationship that began as part of teacher preparation can evolve into a professional community that stays connected through several means of communication. While there are examples of mentoring relationships within schools and among former university cohorts, these authors took a slightly different approach. Rather than forming a…
Descriptors: Mentors, Communities of Practice, Writing (Composition), Computer Mediated Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Townsend, Jane S.; Nail, Allan; Cheveallier, Jennifer; Browning, Angela – English Journal, 2013
The four authors of this article have each at different times over a ten-year period helped develop versions of the Online Writing Partnership between future English teachers learning to teach writing and high school students learning to write better. The authors have been striving to help future English teachers learn how to help high school…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Language Arts, Partnerships in Education, Teacher Collaboration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bush, Jonathan; Zuidema, Leah – English Journal, 2013
In this article, the authors report the importance of teaching students about collaborative writing. When teachers are effective in helping students to learn processes for collaborative writing, everyone involved needs to speak, listen, write, and read about how to write well and what makes writing good. Students are forced to "go meta"…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Skills, Collaborative Writing, Cooperative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Van Orman, Karin; Lyiscott, Jamila – English Journal, 2013
Due to prevailing attitudes about the prison industrial complex and African American and Latino/Latina communities, the literary production of urban street fiction has been politely disregarded by our society. Through the use of critical praxis, utilizing urban street fiction in the classroom is a necessary and urgent act of social justice. Street…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Fiction, Novels, English Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hubbard, Scott – English Journal, 2013
For students who sense no fluidity between their academic context and their personal contexts, what's at stake is more than just their scholastic achievement--rather, their development as individual agents who exist in larger social and historical contexts is jeopardized. When teachers and schools neglect to recognize the legitimacy of…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Social Environment, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Williamson, Peter; Mercurio, Megan; Walker, Constance – English Journal, 2013
This article reports on the challenges teachers face when working with juveniles who are incarcerated. For example, they must devise an English curriculum that can help students develop reading and writing skills while also becoming literate about the prison industrial complex and the ways that it governs their lives. Teachers struggle to find…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Education, Juvenile Justice, Delinquency
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gilbert, Chris – English Journal, 2013
The author critiques covers of "Ebony" and "GQ" magazines in order to expose race and class narratives, and he encourages teachers to help students to become more aware of the ways in which other images "connote cultural information." Because of the prevalence of images in contemporary society, it is imperative that…
Descriptors: Criticism, Periodicals, Visual Literacy, Race
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  102