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Connected Educator Month

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NCTE is participating in Connected Educator Month (CEM). Join us to find out how online communities and networks can improve your practice and change the face of education during the month of October! Sign up and get the latest news and updates.

Upcoming NCTE Events

October 1
Learning Words Inside and Out (Grades K-12) Web Seminar
4:00 p.m. EDT with Doug Fisher and Nancy Frey

October 8
Addressing Common Core Standards (Without Letting Them Take Over Your Curriculum) (Grades 6-12) Web Seminar
5:00 p.m. EDT with Scott Filkins

October 9
Evidence-Based Argumentation in Science (Grades 6-12) Web Seminar
4:00 p.m. EDT with Maria Grant, Diane Lapp, and Kelly Johnson

October 10
WP Radio-#write2connect: The 2013 National Day on Writing
At 7 p.m. ET, join Katherine Schulten of the New York Times Learning Network, Millie Davis of the National Council of Teachers of English, and leaders from local writing project sites as they discuss the genesis of #write2connect, how the writing-to-connect idea will play out on the national stage via Twitter and what it will look like in local venues. Tune in to learn how you and your site can participate!

October 15
Guided Tour of the Literacy in Learning Exchange--Connected Educator Month Special Edition
At 6:30 p.m. ET, join this one-hour session, hosted by a Literacy in Learning Exchange Community Facilitator, for an informal walk-through of the Literacy in Learning Exchange.

October 16
Argumentation in Writing for Grades 4-8 Web Seminar
4:00 p.m. EDT with Katie McKnight

October 20
National Day on Writing
Organize a celebration of writing in your school, group, or community on October 20, the National Day on Writing (or since the 20th is a Sunday this year, pick the day that's most convenient for all involved in your event). Also join #nctechat on Sunday, October 20, 8 p.m. ET, for a Twitter chat on the National Day on Writing.

October 21
National Day on Writing Tweet Out
Tweet out the way you use writing to make connections and post them to Twitter using the hashtag #write2connect and, if space allows, #dayonwriting. Our goals are to share your thoughts publicly while we get #write2connect as a trending topic on Twitter this year, just as #WhatIWrite was a trending topic last year and #WhyIWrite was a trending topic the year before!

October 22
Literacy in Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects: Scaffolding Levels of Text Complexity (With Discipline-based Texts) (Grades 6-12) Web Seminar
October 22 at 4:00 p.m. EDT with Jan Clinard

October 29
Argumentation in Writing for Grades 9-12 Web Seminar
4:00 p.m. EDT with Katie McKnight

Visit the CEM Calendar for many more events throughout the month of October!

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