Entries related to: english-language-arts

Project LIT: Spreading the Word About Your Community Book Club

Editor’s Note: In this Tch DIY video series, Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose Akinnagbe shares the...

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Ten Steps to Starting a Community Book Club

The first video in this series introduced Project LIT Bronx.

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Shifting the Culture of Reading in a School: Project LIT Bronx

Editor’s Note: In this Tch DIY video series, Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose Akinnagbe shares the...

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My Salute to English Teachers

In 1949, when I was twenty-one years old, I took a creative writing course at the New School in...

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All-School Read: Building Community & Promoting Understanding

In the spring of 2017, our middle school experienced an eruption of racist slurs and hate...

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Reach Your Students With Poetry (No, Really!)

April is National Poetry Month, and unfortunately, poetry has a bit of an optics problem.

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How YA Novels Help Teachers Build Empathy

We walk through our classroom doors and want to relate to our students. We want to understand...

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Scholar Activism: Reflections on Becoming a Scholar-Activist

Tch Laureate Geneviève Debose Akinnagbe teaches ELA at Bronx Studio School for Writers and...

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Scholar Activism: Student Presentations to a Community Panel

Tch Laureate Geneviève Debose Akinnagbe teaches ELA at Bronx Studio School for Writers and...

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Bullying and the Beauty of Books: 7 Resources for Your Classroom

As a teacher-librarian, I spend most of my days answering questions, teaching research, and...

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Banned Books Week: More Than The Freedom To Read

Banned Books Week (Sept. 24 - Sept. 30) was founded in 1982 by the American Library Association ...

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The Great American Solar Eclipse: Across the Curriculum

Total Eclipse of the… Start?

Bonnie Tyler's infamous tune has been resonating for months and the...

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Using Shared Structures to Build Literacy

Students at San Francisco International High School (SFIHS) come to us from all over the world....

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Video Playlist: Eight Ways to Engage Your ELLs

Teaching English Language Learners (ELLs) is important, rewarding, and often challenging work....

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10 Tips for Finding and Crafting Your Authentic Story

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16 Most Read Teaching Channel Blog Posts of 2016

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Rich Talk = Rich Learning

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Planning for Personalized and Customized Learning

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Grant Project Reunion: What Students Say Four Years Later

Editor's Note: This blog marks the beginning of a new series at Teaching Channel, Youth Mic....

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Content Conversations: Strategies for ELLs

Editor's Note: Oakland Unified School District's ongoing partnership with Teaching Channel has...

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