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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.

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NCTE Members Begin the Year
"Ready to Go for the 34th Time":  NCTE member Gary Anderson writes.  What's Not Wrong blog, August 19, 2013 
"And So It Begins. . . ":  NCTE member Katherine Sokolowski writes.  Read, Write, Reflect blog, August  18, 2013
"What Can We Teach?":  NCTE member Dan Bruno writes.  NCTE High School Matters blog, August 18, 2013
"Week 1 of School: Selling the Value of Literacy":  NCTE member Judy Jester writes., August 15, 2013

Note:  "Can Twitter Boost Literacy?":  Tell Me More, NPR, August 10, 2013

. . . On Community
"The Importance of Community":  NCTE member Jillian Heise writes.  Nerdy Book Club blog, August 19, 2013
"Practices of Communities":  Inside Higher Ed, August 14, 2013


"Engaging Students in Literacy at Johnston High School in Iowa":  NCTE member Sarah Brown Wessling writes.  Literacy in Learning Exchange, March 27, 2013


 Teachers Look to Film to Foster Critical Thinking
NCTE member Frank Baker and NCTE author John Golden are quoted.  Education Week, August 15, 2013 


 Teaching with Film in the English Classroom:  "Using Popular Culture & the Media to Teach 21st Century Media Literacy Skills" with Frank Baker and Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts by John Golden

. . . On Digital Literacies in School
"The Digital Divide Is Still Leaving Americans Behind":, August 18, 2013
"7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom":, August 18, 2013


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