Friday, April 18, 2008

The Fun of Teaching Literature

The purpose of this blog is to share interesting ideas I have found in American professional publications dealing with the teaching of English at all levels, elementary, secondary and college.
Topic: The Fun of Teaching Literature

Summary: To overcome the resistance of students to what they are reading.

Title: “Charles Simic: For the Love of Poetry.” Deb Aronson. Council Chronicles (March 2008), 24.

Quote. Charles Simic: “That’s the fun of teaching: that you have a sort of resistance in the group and you try to convince them of the value of what you are reading.”

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