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Blasts from the Past - Previous Revision

Pieces of NCTE history have come from dozens of sources:  NCTE archival documents, NCTE periodicals and publications, and other information about the work and the members of the Council.  Below are some of the best tidbits gathered by the Task Force:

Graphic Novels 

We've Come a Long Way 

Commissions and Committees 

The Teaching of  Grammar 

NCTE Conventions 

Intellectual Freedom 

NCTE's Founder 

Publications on Reading 

Sections of the Council

Listen to an NCTE public service announcement on writing featuring Estelle Parsons on who needs writing.

Listen to an NCTE public service announcement on writing featuring Estelle Parsons on educational standards.

Listen to Miles Myers discuss 21st century learning from a 1992 convention session on curriculum for the 21st century.

Listen to James Moffett discuss 21st century learning from a 1992 convention session on curriculum for the 21st century.  

Listen to the entire session with both Miles Myers and James Moffett as they discuss 21st century learning from a 1992 convention session on curriculum for the 21st century.  

Enjoy these little Blasts from the Past!  If you would like to contribute one yourself, please contact Leila Christenbury, Chair, Task Force on Council History and 2011.

Many doctoral dissertations have been written about NCTE and its history. For a partial list of these by author and title, please click here.

 

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