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.
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From the Current Issue:
Mark Your Calendar for the 24th African American Read-In
Join thousands in schools, churches, libraries, bookstores, communities, and professional organizations to celebrate throughout February.
Monsieur Marceau: Actor without Words Wins NCTE 2013 Orbis Pictus Award
The award promotes and recognizes excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children. Five honor books and eight recommended nonfiction titles were also selected.
Guest Lesson: Reading "One Today" and Other Inaugural Poems
NCTE Past President Carol Jago writes. The Learning Network blog, The New York Times, January 24, 2013
Rare Robert Frost Collection Surfaces 50 Years after His Death
Morning Edition, NPR, January 29, 2013
Great Teachers: Effingham County's Mark Weese Teaches
the Wonders of Science
Weese's science lessons are literacy rich, writes NCTE member Peter Smagorinsky. Get Schooled blog, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 24, 2013
Wanted: Tech-Savvy Teachers
NCTE members Bud Hunt and Meenoo Rami write. Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable blog, Education Week Teacher, January 22-30, 2013
NCTE 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment Framework
. . . More on Technology in the Classroom
"Digital Learning Day: Free Resources, White House Speaker": eSchool News, January 25, 2013 (free registration required)
"The Benefits of Using Social Media in the Classroom": eSchool News, January 23, 2013 (free registration required)
Center for Michigan Report Shows Public Wants to Help Teachers Improve
"Continuing in-school training, teacher mentors, and professional learning communities (in which teachers work together to develop teaching strategies) all make a difference." Bridge Magazine, January 23, 2013
Learning together is what the Literacy in Learning Exchange is all about. Read NCTE member Anne DiPardo's "Let's Think Together."
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