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Hurricanes and Introverts: Summer Reading, Contd.

[getty src=”108359561?et=EDS6Lgs_QM1Y1obLqsNjDA&sig=1x1jsq4TGaYkj-5EpGtCwEc1DNihofPS6TVXmNGlJ2o=” width=”478″ height=”407″] Our summer reading recommendations for English teachers (by English teachers) continue. Check out these fiction and non-fiction picks: A Prayer for Owen Meany by Jon Irving “I fell in love with the characters, all of them, and spent days thinking about the book after I’d closed the cover. Strong, beautiful, thoughtful… Continue Reading »

More summer reading recommendations for English teachers

Join us as we add to our list of summer reading recommendations by English teachers and for English teachers! Corinne Viglietta, an English teacher with BASIS DC in Washington, DC, offers these selections: – My first pick is Brian Boyd’s Why Lyrics Last: Evolution, Cognition, and Shakespeare’s Sonnets. We all love the plays, but Boyd reminds us why… Continue Reading »

Summer Reading Recommendations: Teacher to Teacher

Now that summer is here, we’re rounding up some summer reading recommendations–from English teachers, for English teachers. Let us know in the comments what you’re reading this summer and what you recommend. [getty src=”108916526?et=6V97PE4yREx-7LrLysc-sQ&ContextMore=on&sig=7bcY9z-lHu4_L0wsW-32qw3Tt_AyeihEFMo42DvJ-R4=” width=”508″ height=”398″] Here are four recommendations from Jill Burdick-Zupancic, who is in her sixth year of teaching and currently teaches Honors English and AP… Continue Reading »

Summer Reading

We’ve told you plenty about our new favorite books: How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare and A Horse with Wings, both of which were featured presentations by the authors during our Conference on Teaching Shakespeare in the Elementary Classroom this week. Now that you’re in “summer-mode,” though, maybe you’d prefer a little something more to explore your… Continue Reading »

I have seen tempests,

…when the scolding winds Have rived the knotty oaks, and I have seen The ambitious ocean swell and rage and foam, To be exalted with the threatening clouds: ~Julius Caesar I.iii It certainly has been a tempestuous beginning to the summer!  DC has seen lots of rain, we had our first ever George Didden Capitol… Continue Reading »