Dagny Bloland

Dagny Bloland

Dagny Bloland

Dagny Bloland

Instructor, Master of Science in Education
English Teacher, Whitney Young Magnet School

618 Garrett Place
Evanston, IL 60208-4135
Phone: (847) 467-1458


Dagny D. Bloland is a classroom teacher in the Chicago Public Schools. She has taught the English Methods and Foundations in Writing Processes courses at Northwestern since 1999. Previously she taught courses in qualitative research, English methods, and educational foundations at National-Louis University. In addition to teaching eighth grade English at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School in Chicago, she is also the school's curriculum director. She has been a National Board Certified Teacher since 2002 and has been an Illinois Writing Project professional development facilitator.



Year Degree Institution
PhD, English Education New York University
MA, English Northwestern University
BS, Education Northwestern University

Selected Publications

Bloland (2006). Ready, Willing, and Able. Heinemann, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Bloland (April, 2003). It's Not About the Book. English Leadership Quarterly: 20:2.

Bloland (February, 1998). O Taste and See: Poetry with Eighth Graders. Voices from the Middle: 5:1.

Bloland (1998). Studying Architecture Collaboratively in Daniels and Bizar, Methods that Matter: Six Structures for Best Practice Classrooms Stenhouse.

Research Interests

English teachers' constructs of teaching English