There is still time to apply for the Norman Mailer Writing Award for Teachers. This award recognizes creative nonfiction writing from full- and part-time middle and high school teachers. Award deadline is July 23.
Story As the Landscape of Knowing
November 20-23, 2014 | Gaylord National Resort
Join your colleagues and friends as we examine the power of story as the landscape within which we map the significance of experience and build towers of knowledge.
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Look through the online convention program for sessions of interest to you. Session codes A-E are on Friday, F-K are on Saturday, and L-N are on Sunday. Specific times and rooms will be added soon.
Middle Level events include:
- Middle Level Get-together on Thursday evening from 4:30-6:00 p.m. featuring author T.A. Baron.
- Middle Level Luncheon on Friday from 12:30-2:00 p.m. featuring the Outstanding Educator Award winner and Native American storyteller and writer Joseph Bruchac. (tickets required)
- ALAN Breakfast on Saturday from 7:00-8:00 a.m. featuring author Andrew Smith. (tickets required)
- Middle Level Mosaic Workshop on Saturday from 1:15-4:00 p.m. featuring a mix of young adult authors, current teachers, and education experts including Kyleen Beers, Chris Crutcher, James Dashner, Teri Lesesne, Linda Rief, Alan Sitomer, Jeffrey Wilhelm and many more!
- ALAN Workshop W.11 on Monday/Tuesday featuring young adult authors and illustrators. (separate registration required)
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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.