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From the Current Issue:
What Will You Write on National Writing Day?
Join the celebration of the fourth annual National Day on Writing this Friday by posting something you've written on social media with the hashtag #WhatIWrite. Curriculum Matters blog, Education Week, October 16, 2012
It's not too late to plan a celebration, get inspired, or get unstuck.
Get set for National Novel Writing Month and take to Twitter on October 19 to celebrate the annual National Day on Writing by sharing your own writing; see "Encourage Authentic Writing with #WhatIWrite and #NaNoWriMo," The Learning Network blog, The New York Times, October 4, 2012.
If You Don't Know What Grammar Is, Then Texting May Be Bad For It
NCTE member Scott Warnock writes. When Falls the Coliseum blog, October 5, 2012
Seeking Aid, School Districts Change Teacher Evaluations
The New York Times, October 15, 2012
NCTE member Eileen Murphy Buckley writes: "How Small Data Leads to Big Changes," Literacy in Learning Exchange, October 4, 2012
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