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From the Current Issue:
Teaching Me about Teaching
The New York Times, May 5, 2012
Teacher Appreciation Week Gets Underway
Homeroom: The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Education, May 7, 2012
Take a moment to respond by June 19 to "The RESPECT Project: Envisioning a Teaching Profession for the 21st Century."
Teachers: Register Now with First Book to Access Books for Children in Need
NCTE and First Book are working together to put books into the hands of children in need in the United States and Canada. Sign up during the Registration Drive through June 8 to have the chance to win a $250 (US) grant for purchasing books from the First Book Marketplace!
Did I Miss Anything?
How do you answer the question students ask when they return from an absence: "Did I miss anything?" Find out in the Connected Community.
Fresh Air Remembers Author Maurice Sendak
NPR, May 8, 2012
Check out the New York Times Topics page about Maurice Sendak Topics page about Maurice Sendak, with articles going back to 1963.
The Importance of Teaching Writing in College
Listen to CCCC Associate Chair Chris Anson speak about the importance of teaching writing in college, including topics such as writing to learn, what the SAT does and doesn't tell us about students' ability to write, writing across the curriculum, and how students' writing online affects (or doesn't) their college writing. Higher Education Talk Radio, May 3, 2012
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