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Course Descriptions

ND Council Teachers of English 2019

ENGL 2000

NDCTE's 2019 two day conference offers insight into the areas of teaching poetry, reading, and writing in the classroom. Information will be shared on must reads for your students, how to integrate poetry into your classroom, and utilizing effective writing and reading techniques from the text 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Students presented by Kelly Gallagher. Individuals will discuss and collaborate throughout the conference and then continue the discussion through an online format.


Educators will:

  • glean new titles to integrate into their classroom libraries.
  • be introduced to new writing and reading strategies that can be integrated into the classroom.
  • be taught several ways to introduce poetry into the classroom.

Required Student Resources:

Read the text 180 Days: Two Teachers and the Quest to Engage and Empower Adolescents. In addition, individuals must have access to a computer to complete the online discussion and final lesson plan/reflection.