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Goals for teaching literature: What does it mean
to teach literature?
students’ individual differences: Who are our kids?
and Organizing Literature Instruction: How Do I Decide What to Teach?
to Foster Interpretation: How Can I Help Students Read Better?
Discussions of Literature: How Do I Get Them to Talk about Literature?
literature: How do I get them to write about literature?
in the classroom: What’s the use of story?
text and task-specific strategies: How does the shape of a text
change the shape of my teaching?
the Classics: Do I Have To Teach the Canon, And If So, How Do I
Perspectives to Engage Students with Literature: What are Different
Ways of Seeing?
Media Literacy: What else is a text and how do I teach it?
and Evaluating Students’ Learning: How do I know what they’ve
Censorship, Creating an Ethical Classroom Environment. and Teacher
Professionalism: How do I Stay in Control, Out of Trouble, and Continue
to Develop as A Teacher?
Elaine Showlter, Teaching Literature [pdf file] “The
Anxiety of Teaching”
Allen Carey-Webb: from Literature and Lives: Cultural
studies and reader response approaches to teaching literature
Allen Carey-Webb: Literary
Theory and English Teaching
Annenberg CPB: The
Expanding Canon: Teaching Multicultural Literature: Reader Response
All American: Literature,
History, and Culture
on the Teaching of American Literature from the Heath Anthology
in the teaching of American literature: from the T-AMLIT JOURNAL
British Council on the Arts: Contemporary
Sample chapter: The Acid Test for Literature Teaching, Louise Rosenblatt, Making Meaning with Texts : Selected Essays , Heinemann
Teaching American Literature
Annenberg/CPB: Teaching Mulicultural Literature: Using inquiry to define the literature curriculum
State of Maryland: Formulating teaching goals in literature
University of Minnesota: Online Workshop: Making Active Learning Work
University of Minnesota: Online Workshop: Active Learning with PowerPoint
University of Minnesota: Online Workshop: Designing Smart Lectures
Suzanne E. Wade and Elizabeth Birr Moje , The Role of Text in Classroom Learning: Beginning an Online Dialogue. Readingonline (uses of texts in transmission instruction versus constructivist learning)
Tasmania, Australia: Framework: Essentials for Teaching English
Teachit Website: resources and book club: free registration