Category Archives: Education

  1. CATE Conference 2019

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    February 17, 2019 by bhjames78

    Next week, Liz and I will be presenting at our third straight CATE (California Association of Teachers of English) Conference. …
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  2. Essay on Shakespeare’s Plot Structure

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    February 17, 2019 by bhjames78

    I have an essay on Shakespeare’s Five-Act Structure in the February issue of California English. Here’s a link: https://cateweb.org/journals/february-2019/

  3. FOUR TYPES OF TEACHERS, ONLY ONE OF WHICH IS REALLY TEACHING

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    December 16, 2018 by bhjames78

    This week, I have been re-reading John Barth’s The Friday Book: Essays and Other Nonfiction, which is John Barth’s ninth …
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  4. Rethinking Shakespeare’s 5-act Structure

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    June 14, 2018 by bhjames78

    For most of my twelve years teaching high school English, I’ve taught a lesson on the 5-act structure of Shakespeare’s …
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  5. CATE Conference 2018

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    March 29, 2018 by bhjames78

    A few weeks ago, Liz and I flew down to San Diego for our second CATE (California Association of Teachers …
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  6. Trolls, Moana, and Joseph Campbell: A Post About Why I Don’t Rope Anymore, and How I Will Again

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    August 13, 2017 by bhjames78

    Month before last, I read Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces.   I even posted on this blog, …
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  7. This is What Happens When Two English Teachers Raise a Child

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    June 27, 2017 by bhjames78

    THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN TWO ENGLISH TEACHERS RAISE A CHILD:   4-year-old, to preschool teacher, upon arrival Monday morning: …
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