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:
We've Come a Long Way
Commissions and Committees
The Teaching of Grammar
Publications on Reading
Sections of the CouncilListen to Miles Myers discuss 21st century learning from a 1992 convention session on cirriculum 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.