A Universal Declaration of Human Rights Video Project by Linda Mei BCTELA Executive Member Initially, I had envisioned a relatively small project that should take no more than six or seven classes. The digital media project on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) ended up taking a month to complete, and reinforced the value […]
Welcome to our Summer 2013 edition of English Practice, Teaching for Joy & Justice: Re-imagining English Language Arts. Here you will find articles inspired by BCTELA’s 2012 conference and its theme. Topics range from deepening students’ conversations about books, to the power and possibilities of graphic novels, to the questioning of rubrics as a form […]
Every year, the BC Teachers of English Language Arts creates a publication of student writing called Voices Visible. The contest is free, and students should submit their work by April 30, 2013. Download the contest guidelines and cover letter here. Make your students’ voices visible!
Guest Post by Ben Pare, Program Consultant: Literacy, Burnaby School District Does this sound familiar? You’re up late reading student essays when suddenly you come across a student who has obviously plagiarized. Feelings of disappointment may be followed by ones of frustration or anger. This seems to be a common experience. As a secondary English […]