About Alice Trosclair

Alice has been teaching for nine years. She currently teaches English III, English Language and Composition AP, and English Literature and Composition AP. She lives with her husband and son in south Louisiana. She also has hundreds of "adopted" children.

Part 3: Adventures in Real Word English/Language Arts – Let Them Be Great

I love English Language Arts (ELA), but real world ELA can be eye opening.  I have been teaching my Technical Writing class for two weeks now. And I have had my share of ups and downs. I’ve always taken myself seriously as an educator. My love of literature and writing always translates easily into the classroom. [...]

By | 2016-08-21T23:29:47+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Back to School, Instruction&Curriculum, Literacy|0 Comments

Part 2: Adventures in Real World English/Language Arts: Making Them Care

I’ve always had a high-stakes class. English III has been an EOC(end-of-cours)e since my second year in education, and while it has always been a lot of pressure teaching a high-stakes class, there has been a certain amount of comfort because the kids knew they had to pass a state test. I also teach AP [...]

By | 2016-11-01T13:46:29+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Featured, Instruction&Curriculum, Literacy|0 Comments

New School Year Advice from a Ten Year Teacher

Next week, I will celebrate the beginning of my tenth year in education. Teaching is a career that is always changing. One can never get too comfortable because before you know it there is something new. New standards, new strategies, or a new curriculum. One thing that never changes are the kids. The students are [...]