Connecting ELA Teachers
Manitoba Association of Teachers of English is all things English Language Arts (ELA), striving to help English teachers connect with one another, hone their craft, access ELA resources, and register for the MATE MTS PD Day each October. Become a member and join our mission.
1.Thanks for submitting K-12 poems from your students for our annual Pandora Poetry Contest. We’ve notified the students and teacher-mentors who earned top honours. We’ll post the grade level winners in late August in a document you can download.
2. Our MATE AGM happened in June. We’re happy to announce that we have a new Executive Secretary, Karina Fast, and a new Pandora Poetry Contest Lead, Bobbi Willetts. Thanks for stepping up and contributing to our ELA community. How exciting!
3. MATE MTS PD Day October 21 features keynote speaker Mary Kalantzis (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), a key influencer in developing our Manitoba ELA Curriculum Framework. Watch for registration info on this site in late August.