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From the Current Issue:
20 Things Incoming College Freshmen Will Never Understand
Mashable.com, August 19, 2014
New Lessons Make Connections
Florida Today, August 16, 2014 https://secure.ncte.org/store/writing-instruction-in-the-culturally-relevant-classroom
Real-World Literacies: Disciplinary Teaching in the High School Classroom
Check out the sample chapter from Heather Lattimer's Real-World Literacies: Disciplinary Teaching in the High School Classroom.
See the NCTE Author Strand -- Working with Disciplinary Literacies: Moving from Principles to Practice
See also "Teaching Media as Text: The Emmy Awards": NCTE member Frank Baker writes. MiddleWeb.com, August 18, 2014
No, Third Grade Is Not the Year When Kids Go from "Learning to Read" to "Reading to Learn"
NCTE Past President Joanne Yatvin writes. The Answer Sheet blog, The Washington Post, August 14, 2014
Relationship Building through Culturally Responsive Classroom Management
Culturally Responsive Teaching blog, Edutopia.org, August 14, 2014
Writing Instruction in the Culturally Relevant Classroom
See the sample chapter for the book. Listen to authors Maisha Winn and Latrise Johnson talk about their book with imprint editor Cathy Fleischer (9:33).
Robo-Readers Aren't as Good as Human Readers -- They're Better
NCTE member Les Perelman is mentioned. The Hechinger Report, August 13, 2014
What's Really Happening in Literacy Teacher Education
Listen to NCTE members Kathryn Whitmore and Louann Reid. Ed Talk Radio, August 18, 2014
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