The Middle Level Section of NCTE is the home for middle school and junior high educators, administrators and teacher educators interested in the area of adolescent literacy in the English language arts classroom.
Invite students and colleagues to choose a favorite poem and carry it in their pockets to celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 18, sponsored by the Academy of American Poets. During the day, encourage readers to unfold and read their pocketed poems in celebration of the visions of poets. See the Academy of American Poets website for resources to help you celebrate National Poetry Month! And share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem.
2013 Norman Mailer Writing Award submissions are now being accepted for Middle and High School Teachers. Full- and part-time teachers are eligible to enter the competition. Entries accepted online only from March 1–July 23, 2013, Noon CST. Learn more and apply today!
Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words by Leda Schubert and illustrated by Gérard DuBois (Roaring Brook Press) has been awarded with the 2013 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children. Each year, one winner and up to five honorable mention books are recognized along with a list of recommended books.
CLICK HERE to see all the winning titles!
NCTE’s K-12 Principles in Practice book series connects research with classroom practice through eight titles grouped into three strands: adolescent literacy, writing, and literacy assessment.
View the digital edition brochure or download and share the PDF version to learn more about these popular titles.
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