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Read and Write for Voices from the Middle

The Middle Level journal Voices from the Middle has a new set of editors and a whole new way of sharing the excellent content and ideas.

Under the leadership of Sara Kajder and Shelbie Witte, Voices has launched an engaging  podcast and a vibrant Facebook page, and you can keep up with the latest developments by following the new Twitter handle: @VoicesNCTE. Experience all the fresh ideas flowing out of this wonderful journal and learn how you can write for Voices from the Middle.

Not yet a subscriber?  Add Voices from the Middle to your NCTE membership today!  NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago.

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2016 Award Winners

The Middle Level Section Steering Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Middle Level Section Awards:

Kristine ShurinaKristine Shurina from Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School, Bridgewater, New Jersey, has been named the winner of the 2016 NCTE Outstanding Middle Level Educator in the English Language Arts Award.
 
Laura RobbAuthor, teacher, coach, and speaker, Laura Robb has been named the winner of the 2016 NCTE Richard W. Halle Award for Outstanding Middle Level Educator

Join us for the award presentations at the Middle Level Luncheon during the 2016 NCTE Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

The Assessment Story Project

The Assessment Story Project: What We Learned from Teachers Sharing Their Experiences with Literacy Assessment is a new report that shares the views of more than 530 English and language arts, reading, and writing teachers in K–12 schools and higher education, which were gathered over several months in the spring of 2015 via an online survey. It serves as a voice of and guide for the profession—and as useful information for state and federal policymakers and school system leaders as they consider changes to large-scale testing systems.  Read more...

The report was developed by an Assessment Task Force convened by NCTE and led by Kathleen Blake Yancey.

 

Literacy Education Advocacy

Policy Analyst ReportsThe Policy Analysis Initiative is a network of NCTE volunteers who track state policy developments impacting English language arts, English studies, literacy, and the humanities. See what is happening in your state!

Explore ways to become an everyday advocate for teachers, for teaching, and for student learning.

Twitter as an Advocacy Tool, Literacy & NCTE Blog

What Does It Mean to Advocate for Literacy? 
#nctechat archive with hosts Ernest Morrell & Darren Cambridge

Check out the stories of advocacy told by NCTE members.

 

NCTE Assembly

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents of NCTE (ALAN) promotes communication and cooperation among all individuals who have a special interest in adolescent literature, presents programs and conferences on this subject, promotes and increases the number of articles and publications devoted to it and integrates the efforts of all those with an interest in this literature.

 

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