Talking Points is published in May and October 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. We invite submissions from professionals across the educational spectrum, including classroom teachers, teacher educators, researchers, and educational advocates/activists.
Manuscripts submitted should: (1) be on a topic or issue related to holistic teaching and learning; or (2) present theory and/or research that contributes to the knowledge base for holistic, democratic, and inclusive education. Manuscripts should be no more than 15 pages in length (standard margins, double spaced) and, to ensure a blind review, contain no information identifying the author except on an attached cover sheet.
October 2013: Teacher Research in Collaborative Contexts
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013
To submit a manuscript, email it as a Word attachment to the editor, Carol Gilles, at TalkingPoints@missouri.edu. Manuscripts are accepted at any time. If you do not receive confirmation within a few days that your manuscript was received, please resend it.