2016 Issue: "The Teaching Profession: Past, Present, & Future"

2016 Issue of New Jersey English Journal: "The Teaching Profession: Past, Present, and Future"
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The New Jersey English Journal

2016 Issue


3 Call for Manuscripts

 

4 From the Editor

Liz deBeer


The Teaching Profession: Past, Present, and Future

 

8 Flower for a Teacher

Edwin Romond

 

9 Four Little Words
Patricia Emerson

 

10   My Past Students Guide Their Present Students to Change the Future

Maureen Connolly, Alison Buske, and Ana Lanfranchi

 

17 Shed Skin
Sheryl Lain

 

18 My Journey to Loving Literature

Mary Bennett

 

20 A Marathon, Not A Sprint: Preserving the Profession through
         Professional Networks

Sheila Benson and Trudy McKeag

 

27 Shifting Sands

Erika Robinson

 

29 Mixing Messages and Skipping Thirteenth Grade

John Strauss


34 Loser

Sara deBeer



36 English Teacher’s Lament

David Drew Lerner

 

37 Variety Leads to Longevity

Walter H. Johnson

 

39 An Unexpected Music Lesson While Presenting a PD Workshop: The Day I Became a Maestro

Joe Pizzo

 

44 On My Son’s Prom Night: I Think of Fiddler on the Roof

Edwin Romond

 

45 The Language of Film

Alrick Brown

 

46 Diversity Vs. Social Justice

Liza Katz

 

49 Inspiring Change, One Novel at a Time

Annie Yon

 

53 Past, Present, Future

Maureen Connolly

 

54 Past: First Year of Teaching, Present: Now,
Future: Yes, I’ll Continue Teaching!

Diana Aguirre

 

57 More Than a Dollar

Meg Freeman

 

58 Two-Twenty PM

David Drew Lerner

 

ARTWORK  

5, 19, 33, 35, 43, 52 Izzy Boyce Blanchard

 

38, 56      Maggie Boyce Blanchard


COVER DESIGN by Tomer Aberbach