Jennifer Buehler is the author of Teaching Reading with YA Literature: Complex Texts, Complex Lives. In this text, Jennifer Buehler shows how to implement a YA pedagogy—one that revolves around student motivation while upholding the goals of rigor and complexity.
Here’s what we’ll discuss during the chat:
Q1: Why do you teach YA lit?
Q2: How do you engage students in the study of YA as complex literature?
Q3: What are some texts that lend themselves to unpacking and analysis of complexity?
Q4: What classroom tasks do you use to cultivate agency and autonomy in teen readers?
Q5: What forms of assessment blend both personal and analytical responses to YA lit?
Q6: How do you advocate for YA lit in your school and the wider world?
We hope to see you tonight at #NCTEchat!