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“It’s Like English Teacher Comic-Con!”: WVCTE Members Reflect on Attending the NCTE Convention

The NCTE Annual Convention took place this past weekend in Atlanta, GA.  WVCTE was there, representing the Mountain State and connecting, collaborating, and growing with English teachers from all over the country.  We asked our members who attended the conference to share some reflections about their experiences from this year’s Read more…

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The Best Thing: Collaboration

By Karla Hilliard Background: Teaching can be a lonely job.  Ever have that stuck feeling? It’s just you, your brain, and some ideas that are either genius or ridiculous, there’s no telling which? Ever have the unfortunate realization that you are more or less constantly surrounded by teenagers and now Read more…

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Spirit Week: The Best Thing

Background: Parking Lot, Spring Mills High School It was Monday. I was grouchy.  I got out of my car, juggling my coffee, school bag, and lunch box. “Good morning, Mrs. Salfia!” called a young lady dressed like the Statue of Liberty.  Another student walked by me wearing a giant Uncle Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago
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Field of Dreams

                      image via harvesttotable.com By Teresa Shockey Campbell Every summer I have the opportunity to refresh and renew as a school teacher. I am an avid vegetable gardener, and I would like to share with you how my garden is Read more…

By karlahilliard, ago