Novice and Veterans – Are You Ready?

 Novice and Veteran Teachers The opening days of school can be overwhelming, even for a veteran English Department Chair, mentor, or student-teacher supervisor. Inevitably, you’ll have new administration goals for the year that must be implemented and clarified for returning teachers. There are the inherent problems of adjusting classroom assignments,…

African-American History Resources

Looking for resources to help provide background to enhance your instruction on lessons relating to issues of African-American History?  This website,'Filling in the Gaps in American History" provides a wealth of information you have difficulty finding elsewhere. Free Black Communities Or go the FIGAH or additional resources and links  …

Non-Fiction Picture Books for 2011

Orbis Pictus Award by National Council of Teachers of English for best Non-Fiction Picture Books – See First Place, Honor, and Recommended Titles for 2011. First Place:  Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan illustrated by Brian Floca (Roaring Brook Press) Honor Books Birmingham Sunday by…