Iowa Council of Teachers of English

Safe Classrooms, Unsafe Schools
Safe Classrooms, Unsafe Schools
Abby Heggen December 27, 2022

    My classroom becomes unsafe. My students become unsafe. I become unsafe.    We all become...

November Morning
November Supplication
Rex Muston, Teacher Writer • December 13, 2022

NOVEMBER SUPPLICATION   I step out into the raucous caws from the crows in the neighborhood, piercing over the hum of the...

Handmade bookmark by student Addie W.
BookMarks
Skip Olson, Teacher Writer • November 23, 2022

I. Some of my favorite things to hear    “I need a new book.” “Do you have any other books by this author?” “I...

Rooted in Truth, Reaching for Light
Rooted in Truth, Reaching for Light
2022 ICTE Fall Conference Attendees November 3, 2022

Rooted in Truth, Reaching for Light A Community Poem by ICTE teachers–Fall Conference 2022 I’m rooted in truth. I’m rooted in...

A visit to his grandmothers bedroom sparked Brandon Baggetts poem.
GG: A Poem
Brandon Baggett, Teacher Writer • October 28, 2022

GG Entering engulfed in darkness, once illuminated by your presence.    Coats still hang in the closet candy still...

Teaching Self-Care: How I Dedicated an Entire Week to Mental Health
Teaching Self-Care: How I Dedicated an Entire Week to Mental Health
Kaitlyn Vasey, Teacher Writer • August 15, 2022

As a new teacher who is only five years older than many of my students, I have the unique ability to understand what they need since I was in...

Navigating the First Years of Teaching: A Zoom Panel Feb. 15
Navigating the First Years of Teaching: A Zoom Panel Feb. 15
Haley Moehlis January 3, 2023

Please join ICTE (It's Free!) before registering for this Zoom panel: ICTE Membership Form   Registration for Zoom Panel: bit.ly/NavigatingEarlyYears  

Join Our Virtual Book Club Jan. 15
Join Our Virtual Book Club Jan. 15
January 3, 2023

Please join ICTE (It’s Free!) before registering for this Zoom panel: ICTE Membership Form Join the virtual book club here: bit.ly/ICTEReads

Haley Moehlis
Closing Letter from Our Past President
Haley Moehlis January 3, 2023

Friends and Colleagues, My term as president has come to a close and I’d like to take a moment to thank you. What a beautiful, educational...

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