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2012 July English Journal, v101.6

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English Journal
Volume 101, Number 6, July 2012
Issue Theme: Preventing Bullying Behaviors

Guest Editor: Nancy Mack

Level(s): Middle, Secondary

ISBN/ISSN: 0013-8274


English Journal
Volume 101, Number 6, July 2012
Issue Theme: Preventing Bullying Behaviors

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From the Editor
Ken Lindblom

From the Secondary Section: Paying Attention to Ourselves: Modeling Anti-Bullying Behavior for Students
Amy Magnafichi Lucas
Abstract: Members of the Secondary Section Steering Committee comment on topics of importance to English language arts educators.

NCTE Position Statement: Resolution on Confronting Bullying and Harassment

Speaking My Mind: Mythology of the Norm: Disrupting the Culture of Bullying in Schools
sj Miller
Abstract: “Speaking My Mind” invites readers to speak out about controversial issues relevant to the teaching of English language arts.

Speaking My Mind: Confronting Bullying: It Really Can Get Better
Roxanne Henkin
Abstract: “Speaking My Mind” invites readers to speak out about controversial issues relevant to the teaching of English language arts.

EJ in Focus: Bullying Reconsidered: Educating for Emotional Literacy
Nancy Mack, Guest Editor
Abstract: Students can develop thoughtful emotional choices through the study of language arts.

Teacher to Teacher: What Literature Fosters the Examination of Bullying Behaviors?
Katina D. Childers; Annamary Consalvo
Abstract: “Teacher to Teacher” provides a forum for teachers to share ideas, materials, and activities.

Student Voices: What Can Bystanders Do to Prevent Bullying of Students Who Are Different (or Perceived as Different) from Others?
Anna Nordseth; Vikas Vepachedu; Grant Shipman; David Alayachew
Abstract: "Student Voices" provides a forum for students to share their experiences and recommendations.

Tough Talk as an Antidote to Bullying
Donna L. Miller
Abstract: Miller details strategies for productive discussions about controversial characters.

Exploring Character through Narrative, Drama, and Argument
Thomas M. McCann, Rebecca D’Angelo, Marjorie Hillocks, Nancy Galas, and Laura Ryan
Abstract: Can students author their own solutions and reparations for bullying?

Using Warriors Don’t Cry in a Capstone Project to Combat Bullying
Kristin Korneliussen
Abstract: What can teachers do when students routinely tease and bully one another?

A. S. King and C. J. Bott Talk about Bullying
A. S. King and C. J. Bott
Abstract: Listen in on a conversation about bullying between a young adult author and an expert on bullying.

Beyond Bullying: Pairing Classics and Media Literacy
Angela Beumer Johnson, Linda Augustus, and Christa Preston Agiro
Abstract: Students resist media manipulation by making connections to Othello.

Call It What It Is: Confronting the Teacher-on-Teacher Bully Down the Hall
Mr. H
Abstract: What steps can a teacher take when bullied by colleagues?

Cyberbullying: Taking Control through Research-Based Letter Writing
Maureen Connolly and Vicky Giouroukakis
Abstract: Students inform preservice teachers about cyberbullying.

“Everything . . . Affects Everything”: Promoting Critical Perspectives toward Bullying with Thirteen Reasons Why
James S. Chisholm and Brandie Trent
Abstract: A YAL character’s experiences with bullying compel students to take action.

Dismantling Bullying with a Class Magazine: Creating Connections and Community
Cheryl H. Almeda
Abstract: Almeda suggests a classroom magazine to turn outcast students into heroes.

Long-Term Effects of Bullying: Promoting Empathy with Nonfiction
Jennifer Ansbach
Abstract: Students’ empathy increases after responding to essays from Dear Bully.

Poem: Re: Unidentified Dyslexic in English 222
N. C. Krim

Poem: A hundred things she’s not
L. A. Batzler

Poem: Kneed
Matthew J. Spireng

Adventures with Text and Beyond: “Like Reading” and Literacy Challenges in a Digital Age
Antero Garcia

Mentoring Matters: It’s Just Like Dido Said: Improving the Experiences of International Teaching Colleagues
Spencer Salas and Scott Kissau
Abstract: "Mentoring Matters" focuses on effective ways to support new English teachers and student teachers.

Professional Writing in the English Classroom: Are You a Writing Bully? Considerations for Teachers and Students
Jonathan Bush and Leah Zuidema
Abstract: "Professional Writing in the English Classroom" publishes articles about teaching students to write effectively in the genres, conventions, and visual designs required for professional contexts and related rhetorical situations.

Research for the Classroom: Analyzing Classroom Literacy Events: What Observing Classroom Conversations about Popular Culture Can Reveal about Reading
Kathy Garland
Abstract: "Research for the Classroom" publishes mini-studies of ELA classroom practices and suggests ways in which high school and middle school English teachers may study the effectiveness of their pedagogy.

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