Finding and Using Evidence of Student Learning
This article looks at how some teachers are using formative assessments to find out if their students are “getting it,” and adjusting instruction if they aren’t.
Reading Instruction That Meets Students Where They Are
Helping students learn to enjoy and succeed at reading.
Examining Principles and Practices in Online Writing Instruction
The co-chairs of the Committee for Best Practices in Online Writing Instruction talk about current thinking and the new CCCC Position Statement.
Implementation of the Common Core State Standards: An NCTE Policy Research Brief
What is actually happening as teachers implement the CCSS? This policy brief reviews research on current implementations, considers research on learning theory in relation to implementing the CCSS, draws on research to explore implications of the forthcoming assessments, and offers recommendations for ongoing implementation.
Year in Trenches Turns Danza into Education Advocate
Tony Danza will speak at the 2013 NCTE Annual Convention Opening Session at 6:30 on Thursday, November 21.
See the results of the recent NCTE elections.
Follow Your Passion in an NCTE Collaborative
NCTE created loosely-structured Collaboratives to flexibly support Council members who want to find ways to affiliate with others who share their particular professional concerns.
Reader's Commentary: The Changing Demographics of the United States: Rethinking the Academic Experience of English Language Learners
Pimentel argues that changes are needed to better support the academic achievement of English language learners, and cites the success of practices such as including the students’ cultural and language experiences as core materials for the class.
President's Commentary: Fair Use & the "Thirty-Second Rule"
Sandy Hayes clarifies our Constitutional right to fair use of copyrighted material and highlights the NCTE Position on Best Practices in Fair Use.
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