A Global Look at Teaching English

It’s a rare opportunity to share what other English teachers around the globe do in their classrooms to instill the love of language and literature that many of us have.   Do we have similar challenges? Successes? Joys? Frustrations? Are our classes really that different? Recently, Alexa Griffey, a hometown Read more…

By Cheryl Stahle, ago

Courage, Dear Heart

February is the cruelest month for teachers. In the face of constant threats to public education, please remember that you have a lasting impact, no matter how powerless or insignificant you may feel. Take courage.

By fisheradrin, ago

Learning to Listen More and Talk Less

by Toni M. Poling I still remember the first lesson I ever taught that fell completely, utterly, and painfully apart, like the tiny pieces of confetti that blow around Times Square on New Year’s Eve.  I was about halfway through my 15-week student teaching placement and things were really starting Read more…

By Toni Poling, ago

Videos for Change

BY: LIZ JORGENSEN “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.” ― Nelson Mandela ― “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ― Read more…

By Liz Keiper, ago

WVCTE Excellence in Teaching Award

WVCTE believes teachers do the most important work anywhere. And in West Virginia, we want to honor you. Applications are now open for the WVCTE Excellence in Teaching Award. Celebrate your work! Share with colleagues and consider applying.

By karlahilliard, ago