About the California English Journal
California English, the journal of the California Association of Teachers of English, is published four times a year and features articles and research of interest to teachers of students from kindergarten to college. All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed. To submit to the journal, please contact Carol Jago at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Carol Jago biography
Carol Jago has taught English in middle and high school in Santa Monica, California for 32 years. She also directs the California Reading and Literature Project at UCLA and edits the California Association of Teachers of English quarterly journal, California English. She is currently vice president-elect of the National Council of Teachers of English and will serve as president of the organization in 2009.
Carol has written a weekly education column for the Los Angeles Times, and her essays have appeared in English Journal, Language Arts, NEA Today, as well as in other newspapers across the nation. She has served as content advisor for the College Board’s AP Central Advanced Placement Literature web site and as director of the National Council of Teachers of English Commission on Literature.
NCTE has published her series Nikki Giovanni in the Classroom and Alice Walker in the Classroom and Sandra Cisneros in the Classroom. Her books With Rigor for All: Teaching the Classics to Contemporary Students and Beyond Standards: Excellence in the High School English Classroom, and Cohesive Writing: Why Concept Is Not Enough are published by Heinemann.
Her book, Classics in the Classroom: Designing Accessible Literature Lessons (Heinemann 2004), was published with an accompanying video. Papers, Papers, Papers: An English Teacher’s Survival Guide was published by Heinemann in August, 2005.
Carol Jago served on the planning committee for the 2009 NAEP Reading Framework and the 2011 NAEP Writing Framework.
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Please send all submissions to the California English editor, Carol Jago.
Articles should be limited to 2,500 words. Please submit manuscripts
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