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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.

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:

NCTE Annual Convention Begins This Thursday!
You still have time to go and register onsite. Can't go? Check out presentation handouts in the NCTE Connected Community and follow NCTE on Twitter (@ncte #ncte12 and/or by session number or speaker) and on Facebook

Five Tips for Supporting iPads in the Classroom
Teachers using iPads need to master different pedagogical skills from those not using them -- different even from those using computers or laptops. A PLC can help teachers through iPad adaptation.  Teacher Leaders Network blog, Education Week Teacher, November 7, 2012  (free registration required)

. . . More on Technology in the Classroom
"Focus Your 1-to-1 Program 'Around Learning, Not the Device'":  T.H.E. Journal, November 6, 2012
"iPads Work Well for Little Kids in New Preschools":  The News Tribune, November 3, 2012
"Free Mobile Tools for Online Students":  eSchool News, November 9, 2012

Take Note!Tech-on-the-Go sessions at the NCTE Convention are on the Level Two Foyer:  Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

. . . Hurricane Sandy in Your Classroom
"Hurricane Sandy and Informational Text":  NCTE Connected Community
"Sandy and Media Literacy":  Never Ending Search blog, School Library Journal, November 4, 2012

Help provide new books to children affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Whether or not you’re going to Las Vegas, you can help students in that school district get books through the NCTE/FirstBook Virtual Book Drive.

Attention Clark County educators -- Register to receive grants for new books in early December!



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Drive traffic to your online bookstore, a readership survey, or to Web pages designed specifically for INBOX readers--the possibilities are endless!  

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INBOX Announcements feature NCTE products and events. Events that NCTE co-sponsors, such as Read Across America Day, are also included in the Announcements.


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