2020 Issue of New Jersey English Journal Available Now!

NJEJ 2020 CoverWe are thrilled to announce the publication of the 2020 issue of New Jersey English Journal, the journal of NJCTE, the New Jersey affiliate of NCTE. We are proud to share work from writers in New Jersey and across the country, including practicing and preservice ELA teachers, as well as teacher educators. Writers responded to the theme, “What’s Next? Embarking Upon a New Decade of English Language Arts,” in research articles, poetry, and reflective pieces. In response, writers addressed a variety of topics, including:

  • Young Adult literature
  • social justice
  • artificial intelligence
  • climate change
  • mindfulness

All pieces are open access and free to read and download! Thank you to our authors, reviewers, and the editorial board for them help in bringing this issue to life!

2021 Call for Manuscripts 

Check out our call for manuscripts and consider submitting a research article, personal reflection, or poem to our 2021 issue, “Course Correction: The Adaptive Nature of English Language Arts.” We seek submissions related to the current pandemic.

2020 Issue of New Jersey English Journal Available Now!

Welcome New Board Member Lauren Zucker

Please join the NJCTE board in welcoming its newest member, Dr. Lauren Zucker!

Dr. Lauren Zucker (@LGZreader) teaches English Language Arts at Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale, NJ, and has taught education courses at Fordham University and Drew University. Her research lies at the intersection between technology and literacy; for example, her dissertation explored the practices that teens use when they read online outside of school. Learn more about her teaching and research at laurenzucker.org.

She earned a master’s degree in English from Rutgers University, and earned a doctorate in Contemporary Learning and Interdisciplinary Research at Fordham University.

Welcome New Board Member Lauren Zucker