Today I gave my students T.S. Eliot’s “The Wasteland” to chew on for awhile. There was much silence in my room during the...
You guys, red wine poached pear pie. With peach ice cream.
A couple weeks ago the instructor for the course I was writing the Harlem Renaissance poet project for, proposed an idea of paring...
We had a 150 point project due on Monday. Students were given 1.5 months, many homework assignments, and lots of feedback and reminders to complete 26 quote/theme analyses from Fahrenheit 451.
Today, we caught some cheaters/plagiarizers. We (my teaching team and I) are brainstorming ways to handle this, so I want to ask, how do you address/handle cheating/plagiarizing in your own classroom?
I have been so MIA lately!
Please know I have not fallen off the face of the earth, I am just in the thick of it (as I am sure many of you are too) in these last few weeks of school.
Sending good vibes to all my fellow tumblr teachers!
I need to decide whether or not to renew my membership in NCTE (The National Council of Teachers of English). I am a first-year teacher who teaches 10th grade English. I am pursuing my Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing. I did not utilize anything related to my membership this last year, but I feel like maybe I should have? Are any of you members of national organizations? If so, which ones? Why?
Accepted into the Graduate Program I applied for (Summer 2013) and found out there is a 90-10% chance my mentor teacher (who is also my level lead, planning guru, and carpool) will not be returning next year. Remind me again why grad school was a smart idea?