Books for Boys

Perhaps, because so many elementary and middle school teachers are female, the books on our standard reading lists tend to appeal more to students of that same gender.  Not sure if that's the case, but admittedly teachers of young men in all grades recognize that our male students often are…

Presentations for NCTE and CEL 2014

NCTE and CEL 2014 were Inspiring! [caption id="" align="alignright" width="150"] from ncte.org/annual[/caption] Thanks for joining me  in Washington, DC area , November 19-25 for the 2014  National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention at the Gaylord National Harbor in Oxin Hill, MD. Story As the Landscape of Knowing ANDERSON BOOKS had my…

Summer Institute on Assessment

Still time to register and attend!   Institute on Critical Issues: Assessment July 17-19, 2014 No matter the status of your school assessment plans, the Institute on Critical Issues: Assessment provides a phenomenal opportunity to write, review, or critique them. The Institute, with its focus on assessment for school leaders and teachers, offers you the…

Summer Institute 2014 on Assessment

Assessment, Evaluation, Assessment Need time to expand your understanding of options for teacher evaluation, student evaluation and curriculum design evaluation? Come to Conference on English Leadership's Summer Institute on Critical Issues. This year the feature is ASSESSMENT and we'll be meeting July 17-19 on Elmhurst College campus, (near Chicago) to…

On Leadership – May

More Effective Meetings Do you have an end of the year meetings to plan and lead?  Here are some ideas that confirm some discussed at NCTE 2014 leadership workshops* in Boston. See article How to get the most out of faculty meetings By Naphtali Hoff on May 1st, 2014   Will one of…

Leadership Workshop – Boston

Leadership can be a challenging With the demands on teacher leaders, planning meetings that are informative, inspiring, and engaging creates just one more challenge. With a little help from experienced leaders, current and future department chairs and literacy leaders can learn ways to make these mandatory gatherings a welcome opportunity…
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