Creating Readers in a High School English Class

This I believe: All teachers should be reading teachers, and all English teachers should unabashedly support their students to become joyful, independent readers who aggressively follow their interests. Whenever I get discouraged, I re-read this brilliant article by teacher Joan Kernan Cone. Ms. Cone, who taught English at El Cerrito High and is now retired, tells the truth through and through. Her successes and struggles are all on the page, and her students, vibrant and authentic, remind me of mine. ⏳⏳⏳


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