During the month of February, make literacy a significant part of Black History Month by hosting an African American Read-In. Hosting an event can be as simple as bringing together friends to share a book, or as elaborate as arranging public readings and media presentations that feature professional African American writers. Learn more.
March Is NCTE Literacy Education Advocacy Month!
You have the knowledge and classroom experience needed to talk with policymakers, school leaders, parents, and the public about the topics important to literacy teaching and learning. Learn what you can do and join us for Literacy Education Advocacy Day on March 5 in Washington, DC.
Policy Analysis Initiative
A network of NCTE volunteers track state policy developments impacting English language arts, English studies, literacy, and the humanities. These volunteers in each state provide analyzed information about state policies. With this knowledge, educators can better participate in the policymaking process that affects them, their students, their institutions, and their communities.
Watch NCTE on Air "From History to Homonyms," as the winners of the 2015 NCTE Charlotte Huck and Orbis Pictus Honor awards speak about their work. Speakers include: Kwame Alexander (Huck Honor), Cece Bell (Huck Honor), Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet (Orbis Pictus Honors), Kathy Short (NCTE President), Barbara Keifer (Huck Award Committee Chair), and Cyndi Giorgis (Orbis Pictus Award Committee Chair).
Join NCTE on Twitter on the third Sunday of each month at 8 p.m. ET for #nctechat, organized by NCTE Social Media Coordinator Beth Shaum (@BethShaum)
Can't attend or missed a chat? Check out the #ncte Archive list today!
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This year NCLE set out to investigate how the idea of educators working together plays out when implementing the new Common Core State Standards in literacy. Read about the findings from more than 3,000 classroom teachers in the report "Remodeling Literacy Learning Together: Paths to Standards Implementation."
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.