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From the Current Issue:
Five Common Myths about School Administration
eSchool News, October 18, 2013
On Twitter, take a look at #satchat for a discussion of these myths.
"The Principal's Role in Supporting Educator Collaboration," Literacy in Learning Exchange, National Center for Literacy Education, October 16, 2013
Nine Ways to Support Principal Supervisors
Read the report. eSchool News, October 16, 2013
Is the SAT Creating a Generation of Bad Writers?
Anne Ruggles Gere, director of NCTE's James R. Squire Office of Policy Research, is interviewed. Weekend Edition Saturday, NPR, October 26, 2013
NCTE Guideline on The Impact of the SAT and ACT Timed Writing Tests
Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction
NCTE members Cathy Fleischer and Scott Filkins will discuss a new guideline from NCTE at 12 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 31. Education Talk Radio, October 31, 2013
New Curriculum Standards Require Independent Learning
In Connecticut students will look beyond plot and will analyze and compare works. Stratford Star, October 24, 2013
"Close Reading: The Assessment-Instruction Connection," an NCTE Web Seminar on December 10, and NCTE Annual Convention Session G.42, "Beginning with the Student in Mind: Preparing Students for Common Core Success"
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