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NCTE INBOX

INBOX is a weekly e-mail wrap-up of the most important stories in English language arts education, ideas for your classroom, and news from NCTE.

Sent each week to NCTE members (to the email address we have on file for you), this e-newsletter is mailed once a month to nonmembers. 

Members can update their email address by sending a message to NCTE; nonmembers can use this form to subscribe to receive a monthly issue of INBOX or can join NCTE to receive INBOX each week as part of their membership.

From the Current Issue:

 

Literacy and Social Justice in the Classroom

Shekema SilveriPromoting Educational Equity
NCTE Secondary Representative-at-Large Shekema Silveri writes.  ASCD Inservice blog, June 30, 2015 

Hear more from Shekema on Education Talk Radio.

See the Statement about the Role of Early Childhood Education and Racism, June 15, 2015, from the Affirmative Action Committee of the NCTE Early Childhood Education Assembly.

Writing Instruction in the Culturally Relevant ClassroomListen to an interview with Maisha T. Winn and Latrise Johnson, the authors of Writing Instruction in the Culturally Relevant Classroom

Check out NCTE's new Pinterest Board on Advocacy and Social Justice.

In Case Watched by Educators, Supreme Court Backs Right to Same-Sex Marriage
School Law blog, Education Week, June 26, 2015 

NCTE Resolution on Strengthening Teacher Knowledge of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender (LGBT) Issues

Hear Jill Hermann-Wilmarth and Caitlin L. Ryan discuss their work and the importance of including LGBT topics in language arts curricula.  Language Arts Podcasts: "Conversation Currents," January 2013

Listen to podcast Episode 13 -- Gay and Lesbian Characters in Young Adult Literature (grades 6-12).  ReadWriteThink.org 

Read "A Queer Literacy Framework Promoting (A)Gender and (A)Sexuality Self-Determination and Justice."  English Journal, May 2015

See "Heterosexual Readers in Search of Queer Authenticity through Self-Selected LGBT Novels."  Teaching English in the Two-Year College, July 2015

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Search Under Way for Next NCTE Executive Director

The National Council of Teachers of English seeks your help in generating an excellent pool of candidates for NCTE's next executive director. We know that you have contacts with leaders who may be ready for a career move to a vital organization where they could flourish as they help the organization progress.

Finding the best qualified leader to take NCTE successfully into the future is a critical goal. If good candidates come to mind, please alert the potential candidate about the position or let our search firm know so that it can contact the person. We appreciate your willingness to help in our process of finding an outstanding leader for NCTE.

Search conducted by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314.  Interested candidates may apply online (scroll down to find the NCTE position).

Application deadline is July 13, 2015.

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