7 Call for Manuscripts
10 2011-2012 Reviewers
12 From the Editor
13 From the Secondary Section
Paying Attention to Ourselves: Modeling Anti-Bullying Behavior
Amy Magnafichi Lucas
16 NCTE Position Statement: Resolution on Confronting Bullying and Harassment
107 Speaking My Mind
Mythology of the Norm: Disrupting the Culture of Bullying in Schools
110 Speaking My Mind
Confronting Bullying: It Really Can Get Better
PREVENTING BULLYING BEHAVIORS
18 EJ in Focus
Bullying Reconsidered: Educating for Emotional Literacy
Nancy Mack, Guest Editor
Students can develop thoughtful emotional choices through the study of language arts.
26 Teacher to Teacher
What Literature Fosters the Examination of Bullying Behaviors?
Katina D. Childers; Annamary Consalvo
28 Student Voices
What Can Bystanders Do to Prevent Bullying of Students Who Are
Different (or Perceived as Different) from Others?
Anna Nordseth; Vikas Vepachedu; Grant Shipman; David Alayachew
30 Tough Talk as an Antidote to Bullying
Donna L. Miller
Miller details strategies for productive discussions about controversial characters.
37 Exploring Character through Narrative, Drama, and Argument Thomas M. McCann, Rebecca D’Angelo, Marjorie Hillocks, Nancy Galas, and Laura Ryan
Can students author their own solutions and reparations for bullying?
44 Using Warriors Don’t Cry in a Capstone Project to Combat Bullying
What can teachers do when students routinely tease and bully one another?
50 A.S. King and C. J. Bott Talk about Bullying
A.S. King and C. J. Bott
Listen in on a conversation about bullying between a young adult author and an expert on bullying.
56 Beyond Bullying: Pairing Classics and Media literacy
Angela Beumer Johnson, Linda Augustus, and Christa Preston Agiro
Students resist media manipulation by making connections to Othello.
64 Call It What It Is: Confronting the Teacher-on-Teacher Bully
Down the Hall
What steps can a teacher take when bullied by colleagues?
70 Cyberbullying: Taking Control through Research-Based Letter Writing
Maureen Connolly and Vicky Giouroukakis
Students inform preservice teachers about cyberbullying.
75 HEverything … Affects Everything”: Promoting Critical Perspectives toward Bullying with Thirteen Reasons Why
James S. Chisholm and Brandie Trent
A YAL character’s experiences with bullying compel students to take action.
81 Dismantling Bullying with a Class Magazine: Creating Connections and Community
Cheryl H. Almeda
Almeda suggests a classroom magazine to turn outcast students into heroes.
87 Long-Term Effects of Bullying: Promoting Empathy with Nonfiction
Students’ empathy increases after responding to essays from Dear Bully.
55 Re: Unidentified Dyslexic in English 222
63 A hundred things she’s not
L. A. Batzler
Matthew J. Spireng
93 Adventures with Text and Beyond
“Like Reading” and Literacy Challenges in a Digital Age
97 Mentoring Matters
It’s Just Like Dido Said: Improving the Experiences of International Teaching Colleagues
Spencer Salas and Scott Kissau
100 Professional Writing in the English Classroom
Are You a Writing Bully? Considerations for Teachers and Students
Jonathan Bush and Leah Zuidema
104 Research for the Classroom
Analyzing Classroom Literacy Events: What Observing Classroom
Conversations about Popular Culture Can Reveal about Reading
114 Indexes to Volume 101