YA Literature—Where Teens Go to Find Themselves
YA lit can introduce adolescent readers to the joy of reading, and teachers make it happen by knowing what's out there and steering students to the right books.
ALAN Works to Spread the YA Message
The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE (ALAN) has nurtured young adult literature throughout its relatively short lifespan, and like YA lit, has grown significantly over the years.
Judith Langer Talks about Envisioning Knowledge
Langer's Award-Winning Book Challenges Teachers to Rethink Thinking
A Labor of Love: An Interview with Walter Dean Myers
Walter Dean Myers Writes to Encourage Young Adults
Using Evidence in Writing: An NCTE Policy Research Brief
This Policy Research Brief explores how writing instruction can better support students in learning to incorporate evidence into writing -- knowledge that will help students avoid using the writing of others without appropriate citation.
What's Coming Up at the 2013 CCCC Convention?
A Sneak Peek from CCCC Program Chair Howard Tinberg
Sir Ken Robinson Urges Us to Find Our Passions, Question Our Limitations
Robinson is a keynote speaker at the Annual Convention in Las Vegas.
President's Commentary: High Noon for High-Stakes Testing?
Commentary by 2011-2012 NCTE President Keith Gilyard
Reader's Commentary: Mentoring -- The Gift of Service
Beverly Ann Chin
Commentary by 2012 Distinguished Service Award Recipient Beverly Ann Chin
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