Continuing the Journey 3: Becoming a Better Teacher of Language, Speaking, and Listening
AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2019
In this third book in the Continuing the Journey series, aimed at veteran teachers yet accessible to highly capable early career teachers, Ken Lindblom and Leila Christenbury explore teaching English language, speaking, and listening.
In this third book in the Continuing the Journey series, aimed at veteran teachers yet accessible to highly capable early career teachers, Ken Lindblom and Leila Christenbury explore teaching English language, speaking, and listening. Drawing on contemporary and foundational research to infuse classrooms with substance and energy, the authors focus on authentic assignments with real-world value. As an added benefit, teachers and scholars from across the country add their voices and experiences in the ideal Teachers’ Lounge, providing important and diverse perspectives and advice.
Topics in this volume include:
--Understanding and teaching language change and attention to culture
--Fostering audience-responsive communication
--Addressing today’s challenges for in-person and technology-enabled speaking
--Encouraging and assessing respectful talk and multimedia communication
--Managing heated conversations
--Grasping why deep listening may be a lost art, and how we can recover it
Packed with classroom-ready approaches, provocative ideas, encouraging insights, as well as the authors’ anecdotes and asides, this book will entertain, educate, and inspire teachers who take seriously the importance of language, speaking, and listening in today’s dynamic world.
Teachers' Lounge contributors: Sydney Bryan, Kelly Byrne Bull, Tricia Ebarvia, Christian Z. Goering, Sharonica Nelson, Molly S. Potas, Kia Jane Richmond, Jana L. Rieck, Martha Sandven, Brian Stzabnik, and Peter S. Willis
200 pp. 2019. Grades 9–12