We had a great discussion with Travis Goulter for the October 3, 2021 episode of Just a Teacher Podcast. You can listen to it here or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Essay at The Educator’s Room: In Defense of Defending the Literary Canon
Bill’s essay, “In Defense of Defending the Literary Canon,” was published at The Educator’s Room. If you’d like, you can read it here.
Excerpt from “A Sea of Troubles” in California English Journal
An excerpt from our book, A Sea of Troubles: Pairing Literary and Informational Texts to Address Social Inequality, appeared in the September 2021 issue of California English, the journal of the California Association of Teachers of English (CATE).
The excerpt is from our chapter on The Handmaid’s Tale, and you can read a pdf of the issue here.
Podcast: Teaching Matters
We had a great conversation with Scott Titsworth for the September 27th episode of NPR’s “Teaching Matters” podcast. Listen to it here or wherever you listen to podcasts.
Podcast: The Joys of Teaching Literature
We had a great conversation with Scott Cameron for the August 3rd episode of “The Joys of Teaching Literature.” Listen to it here or wherever you listen to podcasts.
The 2021 MSELA Summit (The Virtual Conference for Middle School ELA Teachers) runs from July 19-23, 2021.
The conference is free, with optional bundle upgrades, and each day there is a different theme.
We will be appearing on July 21st (Day 3) to discuss our new book, A Sea of Troubles: Pairing Literary and Informational Texts to Address Social Inequality.
The theme for Day 3 is Simple, Effective Reading Strategies. You can claim a free ticket to any and all days of the MSELA Summit by clicking here.
Interview on ABC10’s Your California Life
Yesterday morning (June 29th) we appeared on Your California Life on ABC10 (here in the Sacramento/Stockton region) to talk to Aubrey Aquino about our new book, A Sea of Troubles: Pairing Literary and Informational Texts to Address Social Inequality.
Here’s the link to the interview.
New Book: A Sea of Troubles
We are happy to announce that our new book, A Sea of Troubles: Pairing Literary and Informational Texts to Address Social Inequality, is available now from all major booksellers, including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
The book was published by Rowman & Littlefield and is designed for classroom teachers struggling to address the overwhelming issues facing our world today.
Essay on Shakespeare’s Plot Structure
Method to the Madness co-author BH James has an essay on Shakespeare’s Five-Act Structure in the February issue of California English. Here’s a link: https://cateweb.org/journals/february-2019/
Essay on James Joyce and Christmas
Method to the Madness co-author B.H. James has an essay titled “Holiday Parties and the Dead” up at Connotation Press: An Online Artifact. Check it out here.