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:
What Is Reading? It's about Time We Figured It Out
The Huffington Post, July 15, 2013
How do you bridge the gap between valuing reading AND being able to respond with appropriate instruction and assess how your students are reading? Monday's the day to begin teasing this out with Scott Filkins and Cathy Fleischer. Join the PIP (Principles in Practice) book club for July 29-August 9 on Beyond Standardized Truth: Improving Teaching and Learning through Inquiry-Based Reading Assessment.
IRA-NCTE Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing, Revised Edition (2009)
OMG! Survey, Like, Says Digital-Savvy Students Are Good at Writing!
Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2013
Social Media Makes for Better Student Writing, Not Worse, Teachers Say
ABC News, July 16, 2013
The Future Is Now: 15 Innovations to Watch For
The Chronicle of Higher Education, July 16, 2013
Teachers and Testing
NCTE member Richard Beach weighs in. The New York Times, July 22, 2013
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