Analysis

Art as Argument

By Jessica Salfia Understanding visual rhetoric is not just an important part of most AP Language and Composition curriculums, but it is an essential skill our students need as members of society. We are bombarded with images—images intended to persuade and influence us. Our students must be able to identify Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago
advocacy

Novel(ty) November

Teacher-friend, escape the drab November of the soul by injecting novelty into your days: lean into life and take a chance. Here are three concrete ways for you do have a Novel November personally and professionally.

By fisheradrin, ago
Analysis

3 Tips for Using Literature as Mentor Texts

"When it comes to writing and mentor text study in a literature intensive course, I rely on a few tricks of the mentor-text trade that encourage students to deliberately craft their writing, not just get words on the page in the allotted time. The best way I know how to do that is to the use the literature itself as our mentor texts." Here are 3 tips for using the literature you're already studying to guide your writers. @ncte #nctevillage

By karlahilliard, ago
Back to School

On a Mission

Students should be the prime stakeholders in their education. Let’s teach our students to create the future they choose. Vision Letters and Mission Statement Collages can help students set goals for life.

By fisheradrin, ago