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From the Current Issue:
Readers' Cures for Bad Teaching of Writing
Jay Mathews suggests that teachers spend 10 minutes per week per student in an editing session of the students' writing. NCTE Achievement Awards in Writing are mentioned. Class Struggle blog, The Washington Post, October 24, 2012
NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing
. . . More on Teaching Writing
"Four Things All Educators Should Understand about the Dyslexic Brain": Brain-Based Learning blog, Edutopia, October 26, 2012
"Colleges Offer Veterans-Only Classes to Ease Transition": eCampus News, October 26, 2012
"Transformations: Working with Veterans in the Composition Classroom," Teaching English in the Two-Year College, May 2009
YA Literature -- Where Teens Go to Find Themselves
The Council Chronicle, November 2012
"ALAN Works to Spread the YA Message," The Council Chronicle, November 2012
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