55 Thoughts for English Teachers

This is a good read and interesting:

All of a sudden, I have been teaching public school English for a
decade. Why am I surprised? I never thought I would be a high school
teacher. I never took education courses. Only now am I beginning to
reconcile my different professional selves: teacher, adjunct professor,
and writer.
For years I avoided writing about my full-time profession. From 7:20
to 2:21 each day, I teach literature and creative writing courses at a
large public high school in New Jersey. The day stretches much longer
than that, but those are my salaried hours. I love kids, and I love
books, and I love writing.
I didn’t avoid writing about teaching because I was ashamed of my
profession, though I am aware that save for a handful of other
teacher-writers scattered around the country, the majority of my
literary peers work in higher education or publishing. They are tenured
professors and adjuncts, editors and freelancers. When people learn at a
book release or reading that I actually teach high school, as in kids, they look confused. I don’t blame them.

Read more: http://www.themillions.com/2014/05/55-thoughts-for-english-teachers.html

I also came across with this article: https://englishwithjennifer.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/content-with-the-content-homographs-homophones-and-homonyms/


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