CFP: The English Record - Words: Purveyors of Hope (9/1/06; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Roy
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October 2006 Conference Issue: Deadline for submissions 9/1/06

Words - Purveyors of Hope

                Consider words, those we speak to our students and those =
read in the books we teach. Do these words carry a message of hope? Do =
our words give students the confidence to rise above the difficulties =
life presents to them? Whether one is a man or a woman, a person of =
color, of a faith not ours, a level of income more or less than ours, a =
sexual persuasion that is different, challenged or brilliant, each of =
these differences can become obstacles between people. The words we =
choose to speak and teach must carry a message of hope that the problems =
encountered in life can be overcome. Because the world is difficult to =
navigate alone, we must work to encourage hopefulness in our students. =
Please submit your research, poems, stories, lessons, and artwork on the =
message of hope in the classroom.



Please send a digital copy of your article in Microsoft Word via email =
to: Please submit a short biography =
including your name, school and grade(s) taught, home and work telephone =
numbers and email address. Articles submitted for consideration must =
conform to the new MLA Handbook.=20

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