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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.

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From the Current Issue:

National Day on Writing a Great Success
  6,189 Tweets, retweets, blogs, Facebook posts, and news stories were featured between October 3 and October 23. These promoted the Twitterfest theme of #WhatIWrite or celebrated writing in other ways. Following are a few writing-centric and National Day stories:

"What I Write: National Day on Writing": NCTE member Steve Moore writes. Teacher Leadership blog,, October 20, 2012

"Writing: Practice What You Teach": Education Week Teacher, October 22, 2012

"Celebrating Writing, Digital and Otherwise": Bookmarks blog, Education Week, October 23, 2012

"Five-Minute Film Festival: National Day on Writing":, October 19, 2012

"Student Creativity Finds New Forms during National Day on Writing": The Denver Post, October 19, 2012

"English Department, Hodges Staff Encourage Writing in Any Form": Don’t forget to check out the picture gallery. Tennessee Journalist, University of Tennessee, October 22, 2012

"Writing Tailgate Celebrates National Day on Writing Oct. 20": NCTE member Bonnie Sunstein says about the University of Iowa NCTE Student Affiliate writing tailgate: "We tweeted!! Had a woman in her eighties whom one of my NCTE student affiliate peeps taught to tweet!! Our writing tailgate was spectacular; I have great pictures! I think we had 200 people at least." Iowa Now, October 17, 2012

Writing in High School/Writing in College: Research Trends and Future Directions
College Composition and Communication, September 2010


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