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Myers, Aimee; Hightower, Jessica – English in Texas, 2019
Culturally responsive teaching is often nebulous and challenging for many to integrate in an effective and intentional way. As novice teachers, we struggled with developing tangible ways to actualize culturally responsive teaching. However, through our combined experiences and research, we have gained a better understanding of culturally…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Prior Learning, Student Experience
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Garcia, Kimberly D. – English in Texas, 2019
Teachers routinely report that they feel pressured to teach to standardized assessments. Narrowing the curriculum may help students succeed on standardized assessments, but it rarely leads to long-lasting academic success. Authentic, relevant, and rigorous instruction in newcomer English learner (EL) classrooms, however, can create long-term…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, English Language Learners, Difficulty Level, Literacy Education
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Corbin, Bryan – English in Texas, 2019
Providing written commentary on essays to students in English has long been a challenge for instructors. With increasing numbers of students being placed in classrooms, it can be difficult to deliver an adequate amount of feedback without taxing too much of teachers' time. Consequently, the author wanted to know what feedback students valued most…
Descriptors: Essays, Preferences, Writing Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Cumins, Amy; Peña, Amanda Nicole; Montoya, Maria Ramirez – English in Texas, 2019
English teachers should write and share their writing. The authors analyze how composing sonnets added to understanding of poetic genre, literary terminology, and state standards. This article argues on behalf of more creative writing in English language arts and explains the benefits of teachers and students sharing their writing.
Descriptors: Creative Writing, English Teachers, Literary Genres, Poetry
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Athans, Kimberly – English in Texas, 2019
In this article, the author introduces the notion of the balloon metaphor, an exercise she created for preservice writing teachers, in which they reflect upon their writing mentors and their writing journey. The author also discusses three very important issues facing the field of literacy today: teachers are not taught to write, teachers of…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Writing Teachers, Writing Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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David, Ann D. – English in Texas, 2019
The author reflects on the development of her own reading life and how that rich reading life failed to influence how she taught reading early in her career. During graduate studies, while researching in classrooms where reading workshop was the instructional model and through talking to those exemplary teachers, the author came to understand both…
Descriptors: Recreational Reading, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Attitudes
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Ayers, Samuel J. – English in Texas, 2019
There is value in being a lifelong reader and writer; yet, preservice teachers frequently do not exhibit these attributes. As an educator of future teachers, the author of this article reflects on practice. One goal in working with these education students is to develop their competencies in the use of literary strategies, with a secondary goal of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Reading Skills, Reading Motivation
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Lesesne, Teri S. – English in Texas, 2019
The author and Karin Perry conducted surveys with educators for the past five years asking them about their reading habits and preferences. To date, they have more than 2500 responses. They paint a picture that all is not well on the teacher front. This article presents a few observations from the data. On average, educators report reading one to…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Teacher Surveys, Teachers, Reading Attitudes
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Warren, James E.; Otto, Karen – English in Texas, 2019
The recently adopted TEKS for English I-IV that will be implemented in 2020-2021 require students to write for a variety of purposes and audiences, to practice the writing process, and to engage in reflective writing. These standards can be difficult to meet when literacy instruction is confined to classroom borders, where students often write…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Reflection, Writing Processes, Standardized Tests
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Bedard, Carol; Fuhrken, Charles – English in Texas, 2019
The use of multicultural literature in the English classroom is important because students need to see themselves reflected on the page as well as need windows into their peers' experiences that are unlike their own. Teachers in middle school classrooms have the potential to positively influence students' ability to engage and connect with…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Literature, Middle School Students, Learner Engagement
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López, Minda Morren; Friedman, Hannah T. – English in Texas, 2019
In the past few decades, research has shown interactive read alouds to have enormous benefits for developing readers and should be included as an important component of reading instruction. Yet, many teachers do not utilize interactive read alouds in their literacy instruction. This is due in part to various curricular constraints and the…
Descriptors: Empathy, Learner Engagement, Skill Development, Reading Aloud to Others
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Alvarez, Steven – English in Texas, 2019
In this article, the author offers the example of a collegelevel writing course exploring Mexican foodways in the United States as a way to consider the "funds of knowledge" Latinx students, and all students, can use to explore communities. He argues that in a globally connected and multilingual world, the influence of foodways across…
Descriptors: Food, Literacy Education, Hispanic American Culture, Immigration
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Lacina, Jan; Hults, Kate – English in Texas, 2019
Any single artifact in a museum possesses the potential to serve as a starting point for the viewer to interpret its meaning, develop an idea, and then generate a written piece. In this article, the authors describe steps for using a photography exhibit collection as artifactual inquiry.
Descriptors: Museums, Photography, Exhibits, Inquiry
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Wilson, Tara – English in Texas, 2018
Within the context of a first-person account of pedagogical growth, a literacy professor details a way to bring preservice teachers out of their comfort zone and participate in divergent thinking. The project that the professor assigned is supported by current research on creativity and divergent thinking. The rationale for focusing on these two…
Descriptors: Novels, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Creative Thinking
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Sharp, Laurie A.; Diego-Medrano, Elsa; Hughes, Crystal; Raymond, Roberta D.; Piper, Rebekah – English in Texas, 2018
Similar to K-12 classroom teachers, literacy teacher educators are susceptible to high levels of stress and burnout. The objective of the present analysis was to add to the limited base of available literature and specific challenges and pressures experienced by literacy teacher educators in Texas (n=61). Data from an open-ended survey question…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, College Faculty
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