GARY ANDERSONThanks for visiting my blog. I appreciate your time reading and commenting here.
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- I like a lot of things about Elgin High School's Writers Week, including that one-of-a-kind podium! #EHSWW15 Photo credit: @DianaZ1 2 days ago
- Today's class journal topic: Begin with this: No thank you. (from Natalie Goldberg) #HCE100 3 days ago
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One of my biggest learning challenges this year has been figuring out how to help writers for whom English is a second language. These are students who have completed English as a Second Language (ESL) programs and classes but who … Continue reading
To All New English Department Chairs, First of all, thank you for taking on such an important, demanding job. You will make decisions that impact the literacy of every student in your school. You are the buffer between the teachers … Continue reading
In my last semester of college, back in 1980, I requested a student-teaching assignment several hours away from campus, nearer my home in central Iowa. I was directed to Madrid High School in Madrid (pronounced MAD-rid), Iowa. I was designated … Continue reading
My first year of teaching was twenty-nine years ago, so when one of our newly hired colleagues emailed last spring requesting advice and ideas for starting the school year, I appreciated the opportunity to provide her with a few thoughts … Continue reading