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In this episode, Troy speaks with Jim Burke, an English teacher of more than 20 years, and bestselling author of numerous books, including The English Teacher’s Companion. Jim is also the founder of the English Companion Ning and has garnered numerous awards for his teaching and writing.
In their conversation, Jim and Troy speak about the importance of having a personal writing and reading practice to help bolster your teaching, and both share unique teaching tips for all educators. Jim is kind enough to show a recent innovation and secret to classroom success, The Daily Record, with instructions that all teachers can replicate.