Iowa Council of Teachers of English

JoAnn Gage
JoAnn Gage teaches English and journalism at Mount Vernon High School. She advises Mount Vernon’s newspaper and yearbook, is a National Board Certified Teacher, an MJE in the Journalism Education Association and is actively involved in the Iowa High School Press Association. Her courses include AP Literature and Composition (for the first time this year!), Mystery Stories, 21st Century Journalistic Writing, English I, and Publication & Design. JoAnn enjoys taking photos of her husband and two sons, who do not enjoy having their pictures taken. You can find her on Twitter at @joann_gage.

JoAnn Gage

Oct 30, 2020
Tensen Named NCTE Teacher of Excellence (Story)
Jan 31, 2020
Standardized Is the Antithesis of Creative (Story/Media)
Oct 21, 2019
Reflections of a First-Time Presenter (Media)
Jul 23, 2019
Register for EngCamp 2019 (Media)
Feb 17, 2019
Bachelor Ducks (Media)
Feb 03, 2019
Two Poems: “The Corolla’s Bad Alternator” and “Catalpa Regret” (Media)
Dec 03, 2018
Two Poems: “Reluctant School Reader’s Lament” and “I Never Thought I’d Be a Writing Teacher” (Media)
Nov 25, 2018
Get Kids Talking About YA Books (Media)
Nov 03, 2018
Rethinking the Persuasive Research Paper: Combating Fake News, Media Bias and Polarization of Ideas Through Teaching Media Literacy and Researching Opposing Sides (Media)
Sep 23, 2018
Two Poems: ‘Keokuk to Fairfield’ and ‘On the Edge of August’ (Media)
Apr 09, 2018
My Tía’s Redención, A Lyric Poem (Media)
Mar 10, 2013
Nominations & Awards (Media)
Feb 07, 2013
Who We Are (Media)
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JoAnn Gage