Talking Points is published by WLU, the Whole Language Umbrella, a conference of NCTE. Talking Points helps promote literacy research and the use of whole language instruction in classrooms. It provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning. (Published semiannually, October and May.)
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of South Carolina, Columbia
"When teachers ask questions about assessment data and consider
formal data in light of what their young readers and writers show them day in and day out, they can use tools rather than
be used by them."
—Heidi Mills with Tim O’Keefe [page 5]