Category Archives: out and about

DuPage County Institute Day Presentation

Yesterday I presented at the DuPage county-wide institute day for “Celebrating Language Arts” based on “How Reading Makes Us More Human.”  My focus was “Expanding Your Teaching Toolbox: Classroom Activities to Promote Engagement, Critical Thinking and Close Reading of Any Text” and I gave a version of it at NCTE a few years ago with colleagues.  Yesterday I was flying solo. Continue reading