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GW English Dept

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Twitter for iPad : Mr. Neiss’ students participated in the Spaghetti Challenge on the 1st day of class to introduce the characteristics of successful classroom cultures. Congrats to the winners! Want to know more? Check out this excerpt from Daniel Coyle’s The Culture Code. danielcoyle.com/excerpt-cultur…

Twitter for iPad : Another school year starting and another West English teacher getting published! Congratulations, Laura Kammes-Bumm on the edutopia article, “Letter Writing as a Teaching Tool.” Way to model the craft for your students! edutopia.org/article/letter…

Twitter for iPad : Big shoutout to Kim Gwizdala’s second period 1H class for their Shakespeare performances on the 4th Floor Bridge today. The actors were great, and the reimagined lenses—Hunger Games and Inside Out—were creative and effective. Thanks for the invite!

Twitter for iPad : With the AP exam behind us, periods 1 & 2 found time to chalk favorite lines of poetry from this year. With special attention to rhetorical effect--what should the audience think, feel, or want to do? Glenbard West HS

Twitter for iPad : Congratulations to senior Ellie Ostroff, winner of the 2019 Henry J. Firley Award for originality and excellence in writing. According to one of her English teachers, Ellie “loves the written word more than any teenager I have ever met.” High praise, Ellie! Congrats!