Iowa Council of Teachers of English

ICTE Journal
Vocabulary Switch

Vocabulary Switch

November 18, 2020

Out of Darkness

Out of Darkness

November 1, 2020

To Be Seen and Heard

To Be Seen and Heard

October 17, 2020

Students Speak

Students Speak

October 4, 2020

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Tensen Named NCTE Teacher of Excellence

JoAnn Gage | October 30, 2020

The National Council of Teachers of English awarded Tracy Tensen with the 2020 Teacher of Excellence Award. Tensen began teaching English in Iowa in 1987, and has been teaching at Gilbert High School since 2014, where her courses include AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and Composition, dual enrollment Composition I and II, English 12, and Accelerated English 9. Tensen received the ICTE...

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Update: ICTE Fall Conference 2020 is Canceled

April 29, 2020

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ICTE Executive Board Recognized at Affiliate Meeting

December 5, 2019

Five members of the ICTE executive board attended the NCTE Fall Conference held in Baltimore Nov. 21-24. Kirstey Ewald welcomed everyone to the meeting as the Standing Committe on Affiliates (SCOA) chair. At the meeting, ICTE received the Affiliate Website of Excellence Award. The affiliate breakfast capped off a conference rich in learning and networking. Many Iowa teachers attended the...

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2019 Fall Conference Highlights

October 19, 2019

"Empowered Voices, Authentic Classrooms" was the theme of the 2019 ICTE Fall Conference held Oct. 10-11 in Johnston. Thursday's keynote Shelbie Witte, professor of adolescent literacy and English Education and co-editor of NCTE’s Voices in the Middle Journal, emphasized how important it is that students' work in the classroom is relevant to their lives today. Friday's keynote...

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