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Surround Yourself with Thought-Provoking People
NCTE INBOX 9-24-13

NCTE Annual ConventionThe spirit of NCTE's Annual Convention exemplifies what it means to be part of NCTE -- surrounding yourself with thought-provoking people willing to share classroom-tested ideas and collaborate to create new ones on behalf of students everywhere!

These ideas spotlight some noteworthy presenters and call attention to some collaborative conversations being offered online and at the 2013 NCTE Annual Convention, November 21-24 in Boston. The featured sessions below, among the more than 700 offered, are some great snapshots of what is in store for you in Boston and promise to (re)invigorate your teaching and (re)energize you to tackle the unique challenges in your classroom.

Interested in seeing a multitude of examples of 21st century curriculum and associated assessment practices? You might start with these topics:

TwitterWhether or not you are able to attend NCTE's Annual Convention, there are clear ties that connect us as educators. In "Capitalizing on Social Media to Find Professional Community," members of NCTE share how social media has kept them connected. Looking for a place to start? Connect with many of the NCTE communities here! And use the #NCTE13 hashtag to follow the action at the Annual Convention.


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