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Mayher, John S. – English Education, 2012
This article presents the author's keynote address from the 2011 CEE Summer Conference at Fordham University in which he challenges educators to rethink what they do and how they do it. He talks about English teacher education as literacy teacher education. He tries to sketch a picture of the status quo and its limits, and an alternative picture…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, English Teachers
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Yagelski, Robert P. – English Education, 2012
In 2003, the National Commission on Writing released "The Neglected "R,"" its report on the state of writing instruction in the nation's schools. The report identified an apparent paradox: writing, which the Commission defines as an essential skill for the many that has helped transform the world, is nevertheless increasingly…
Descriptors: Praxis, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Writing Skills
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Whitney, Anne Elrod – English Education, 2011
School is sometimes framed as a place for preparing, a place for becoming college and career ready. At times this approach positions school as an important space "within" the world of college and careers, envisioned perhaps as Dewey imagined it, as a safe place to try things, a space where real work of participation in society could be done but in…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Relevance (Education), School Role, Children
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Miller, Sj; Williamson, Peter; George, Marshall; King, Jennifer; Charest, Brian; Bieler, Deborah; Bolf-Beliveau, Laura – English Education, 2011
The 19 individuals who gathered at Elmhurst College in the summer of 2009 to work on moving social justice theory into policy in English education had a singular goal--to codify a working framework for social justice in English education that could disrupt inequitable educational practices and empower all students to reach their potential…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Role of Education, Social Justice, Politics of Education
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Thomas, P. L. – English Education, 2011
This article argues that ELA teacher candidates and inservice ELA teachers need historical perspectives in their coursework and their practice. Using the life and career of Lou LaBrant, the author examines the value of placing current practice in the context of practice throughout the history of the field of teaching ELA. Patterns examined in…
Descriptors: Educational History, English Instruction, Progressive Education, Educational Research
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Dutro, Elizabeth – English Education, 2011
In this article, the author emphasizes the importance of acknowledging the "hard stuff" of life in literacy classrooms. She considers how difficult experiences--exposed wounds and the "exposing" of wounds--function in literacy classrooms. She is particularly interested in how such experiences, as they enter the public spaces of schools and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Trauma, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Psychological Patterns
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Tremmel, Robert – English Education, 2010
English teacher educators' commitment to Deweyan progressivism has cost them in recent years. It has contributed to their being pushed to the margins when it comes to serious, top-level discussions about the direction of American education. This essay reexamines the case for progressivism and its relevance as an element of CEE's ongoing effort to…
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, English Teachers, Teacher Educators, Educational Philosophy
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Yagelski, Robert P. – English Education, 2009
In this frankly utopian essay, Robert Yagelski's theme is the transformative power of writing as an act in and of itself. He makes us reevaluate our motivation and point for teaching writing in schools and asks us to consider an agenda that will quite frankly scare teachers as he explains why we need an ontology of writing. (Contains 6 notes.)
Descriptors: Authors, Writing (Composition), Emotional Experience, Group Activities
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Lofty, John S. – English Education, 2009
In 1992, the University of New Hampshire (UNH) held a conference featuring leaders in the field of composition studies, attended by a wish list of luminaries, including Lil Brannon, Ed Corbett, Peter Elbow, Donald Murray, and Ken Macrorie. James Britton and Nancy Martin flew over from England to join the conversation. The prestigious research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), Government School Relationship, Politics of Education
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Fisher, Maisha T. – English Education, 2008
Playmaking for Girls, founded by Rachel May and directed by Susie Spear Purcell, assembles a diverse ensemble of teaching artists committed to using playwriting and performance to help with incarcerated and formerly incarcerated teen girls to help them "think and thus act for themselves" (Freden, 2001, p. 70). These teaching artists, with the…
Descriptors: Females, Prevention, Juvenile Justice, Delinquency Prevention
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Gordon, Erick; McKibbin, Kerry; Vasudevan, Lalitha; Vinz, Ruth – English Education, 2007
In this tale of a single event told from the perspectives of multiple narrators, Erick Gordon, Kerry McKibbin, Lalitha Vasudevan, and Ruth Vinz write about their work together on a Student Press Initiative (SPI) writing project at Horizon Academy, the Department of Correction/Department of Education high school at Rikers Island Jail in New York…
Descriptors: High School Students, Writing (Composition), Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons
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DeBlase, Gina – English Education, 2007
This past summer fifteen teachers from the Detroit public schools and the metro Detroit area participated in Wayne State University's first Invitational Summer Institute as part of the Wayne State Writing Project. As the director of a brand new National Writing Project site, the author was apprehensive about what she could expect from herself, the…
Descriptors: Institutes (Training Programs), Summer Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Professional Development
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Boyd, Fenice B.; Ariail, Mary; Williams, Robert; Jocson, Korina; Sachs, Gertrude Tinker; McNeal, Kezia – English Education, 2006
Attempting to address the following central question, How might literacy educators learn to recognize, promote, and capitalize upon the rich cultural resources of students in diverse classrooms in the United States?, the authors provide a list of belief statements to serve as the foundation for positive changes in the ways in which the literacy…
Descriptors: English Teacher Education, Literacy, Student Diversity, Justice
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Swenson, Janet; Young, Carl A.; McGrail, Ewa; Rozema, Robert; Whitin, Phyllis – English Education, 2006
The authors contend that new technologies have developed new literacies and new ways of thinking that are reshaping our lives. In the rapidly changing world, they argue, these new literacies and their practices must become central to effective English education programs. To frame their argument, they introduce the notion of "technological"…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Technology, Technological Literacy, Change Agents
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VanAntwerp, Jill; Webb, Allen – English Education, 2006
The authors argue that if the Conference on English Education (CEE) is to nurture and grow its membership in the coming years, we will need a more focused purpose related to the central mission of the organization: "the effective education and development of students and professionals in English language arts education." To that end, the authors…
Descriptors: Program Development, Language Arts, English Instruction, Futures (of Society)
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