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VATE Voices: Our Affiliate Newsletter!

VATE Voices: Our Affiliate Newsletter!

Keep up to date with VATE Voices, our affiliate newsletter.  Voices is always looking for articles written by Virginia’s English teachers – consider being a contributor!  Articles of interest include association events and happenings, articles on teaching, and news of interest to English teachers in Virginia.  All VATE members receive a complementary copy in the mail. E-mail any submissions or questions to the VATE Voices editor. Deadlines Deadline for Winter publication: December 31 Deadline for Spring publication: March 31 Deadline for Summer … Read entire article »

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Virginia English Journal Call for Submissions

The Virginia English Journal publishes articles of interest to English teachers.   The Virginia English Journal is a fully refereed journal.  In addition to publishing full length articles on English language arts teaching and learning, we feature teaching ideas in our Great Teaching ideas column. No one teacher possesses all the knowledge required to teach the ever-widening range of topics and students that we face from year to year.  Yet there is a solution.  We can learn from each other.  This column asks you to share, with fellow teachers, the activities, materials, or assignments that have worked for you and your students.  By sharing ideas and borrowing ideas, teachers work together to develop repertoires of strategies that work.  We invite your submissions. The Virginia English Journal invites you to submit articles of two to ten pages describing great … Read entire article »

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Inspiration and a Recipe for Success

Inspiration and a Recipe for Success

 “Everything I need to know I learned while teaching cooking,” says a Bedford middle school teacher. by Kristina J. Karnes   Luckily, I’ve always had a high tolerance for burnt toast and canned tuna-not out of preference, but necessity. My mother, who has the most natural talent for all things domestic, somehow raised me, the girl who probably would’ve starved to death in college if not for the realization that uncooked spaghetti really can be eaten in … Read entire article »

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