Prof and students present session at conference

Friday, October 21, 2011

Kim Van Es, lecturer in English, along with her nine students in Methods of Teaching English and Speech, presented a breakout session on "High-interest Literary Nonfiction: A Bridge from Narrative to Informative Texts" at the Iowa Council of Teachers of English conference on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Johnston.

The presenters sought for teachers to catch a vision for how literary nonfiction can be an engaging and effective way to meet reading standards. The session focused on nine Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award winners.

Duane Beeson
Director of Public Relations
Northwestern College
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Orange City, Iowa 51041