NCTE Guidelines and Position Statements
2009 Legislative Platform
To tap our full potential as writers, readers, inventors, communicators, and decision makers, NCTE calls upon Congress to invest in building a comprehensive 21st century literacy policy that strengthens support for the youngest literacy learners (ages 0–5).
Read Together: Parents and Educators Working Together for Literacy
Learning to read doesn't happen magically. Parents and teachers play important roles in developing young readers. Supporting a child is best accomplished when parents and teachers share common methods and basic understandings about the reading process.
Position Statement on Interdisciplinary Learning, Pre-K to Grade 4
Several major national subject-matter organizations developed guidelines and outline the principles that should guide the implementation of an integrated curriculum.
Features of Literacy Programs: A Decision-Making Matrix
The NCTE Commission on Reading developed a matrix in response to requests for sound, standards-aligned criteria to apply as educators select program materials or design local programs of instruction in reading. It is intended to be used as part of professional discussion among colleagues.
This research brief provides research-based recommendations for teaching English language learners. Research Clips are short research-based responses to questions about practice and is a supplement to this policy brief.
This research brief provides research-based recommendations for teaching 21st Century Literacies. Research Clips are short research-based responses to questions about practice and is a supplement to this policy brief.
This NCTE Policy Research Brief, Writing Now!, offers updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect the teaching and learning of writing.