Read with us!

If you haven’t yet had a chance to join the BCTELA summer book club, don’t worry: you still can! The coordinated date has been extended to July 6th. This year we are reading about theories of Place-Based education. As this topic is still emerging as a area of study, we will be reading four articles […]

Summer is #BCTELAbook Club Season

We are pleased to announce BCTELA’s third annual professional literature book club. Three years ago we started a pattern of book clubs over the summer as a lead-up to our fall conference. We have traditionally chosen professional literature authored by our upcoming keynote as a way to extend and deepen the conversations surrounding the themes […]

English Practice wants your writing about place, identity and English language arts!

English Practice, the journal of the BC Teachers of English Language Arts, is a peer-reviewed, open access, online publication published twice annually. We accept submissions under the following categories: Teaching Ideas (classroom lessons and strategies) Investigating our Practice (teacher inquiry) Salon (Literary & arts-based pieces) Check this Out (book reviews) In line with the theme […]

Journey to Cowichan’s Past

posted by Celia Brogan Students at times have trouble identifying with historical events, especially when those events occurred to a cultural group other than the one(s) with which they are familiar. One way to assist students to identify and begin to understand the emotional and social costs of past injustices is historical fiction. There is […]

Place-Making with Poetry

Posted by Celia Brogan We are halfway through Poetry Month! In a change from last year, this April we are focusing on specifically BC literatures in support of the ABPBC’s Read Local BC campaign but luckily, when we look around poetry features prominently in the local cannon. Today I would like to continue a thread […]

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