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Recent Interviews with NCTE Members

NCTE members are the most knowledgeable people to speak out about what's happening in classrooms today and what teachers need to help students succeed. Listen to these interviews with NCTE members and leaders from Education Talk Radio and Higher Education Talk Radio.


  Program Chair Doug Hesse Talks about the 2015 NCTE Annual Convention
(November 2, 2015)  Doug Hesse

Why Should We Celebrate Writing?  (October 6, 2015)  Stephen J. Parks

NCTE on Academic Freedom  (September 23, 2015)  ReLeah Cossett Lent and David Moshman 

Recommendations for Education Reform -- Two-Year Colleges  (August 19, 2015)  Holly Hassel and Jeff Klausman

Leading through Collaboration  (August 17, 2015)  Heather Rocco and Chris Bronke

Creating Home-School Partnerships with Diverse Families  (June 15, 2015)  JoBeth Allen

Multicultural Literacy Education and 21st Century Leadership  (June 8, 2015)  Shekema Silveri 

Authentic Literacies and Discipline Practices  (June 3, 2015)  Laura Roop and Linda Denstaedt 

ESEA and Literacy Education  (May 15, 2015)  Darren Cambridge 

Teaching Reading to Adolescents in a Digital World  (May 5, 2015)  Troy Hicks and Kristen Hawley Turner

Risk & Reward: The 2015 CCCC Annual Convention  (March 11, 2015)  Joyce Locke Carter

NCTE and the Assessment Story Project  (March 4, 2015)  Kathleen Blake Yancey

Taking the Reins of Writing Assessment  (February 6, 2015)  Chris Gallagher and Eric Turley



NCTE Annual Convention: Story as the Landscape of Knowing  (November 11, 2014)  Kathy Short

Writing . . . But Not on Paper?  (October 1, 2014)  Denise Grandits

Designing an Alternative “Scorecard” for Higher Ed in Composition/Rhetoric/Writing Studies  (October 1, 2014)  Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt and Christie Toth

Banned Books Week & Graphic Novels   (September 15, 2014)  Jennifer Buehler and Jeffrey Kaplan

What's Really Happening in Literacy Teacher Education   (August 18, 2014)  Kathryn Whitmore and Louann Reid

The Recipe for Summer Reading  (June 23, 2014)  Scott Eggerding and Karen Raino 

Young Children Composing Meaning in Story Studio  (June 16, 2014)  Prisca Martens and Ray Martens

Working with Veterans in College Classes  (April 17, 2014)  D. Alexis Hart and Mike Edwards

Working Together to Improve Literacy  (March 3, 2014)  Catherine Nelson and Kent Williamson

Re-Envisioning Higher Ed at the CCCC Convention  (February 6, 2014)  Adam Banks



NCTE Annual Convention Wrap-Up  (December 4, 2013)  Ernest Morrell

Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction  (Part 1, October 31, 2013 & Part 2, November 4, 2013)  Cathy Fleischer and Scott Filkins

The Expectations of College Level Writing  (October 16, 2013)  Dylan Dryer and Linda Adler-Kassner 

Banned Books Week: NCTE on Censorship (September 10, 2013) ReLeah Cossett Lent and Teri Lesesne

Machine Scoring Fails the Test: A New Report from NCTE (April 23, 2013) Kathryn Mitchell Pierce and Scott Filkins

Higher Ed and the Principles of Teaching Writing Online  (April 25, 2013)  Scott Warnock and Beth Hewett

Why Online Is a Great "Place" to Learn to Write  (February 8, 2013)  Scott Warnock



Composing in Higher Education Today  (December 31, 2012)  Kathleen Blake Yancey

Making Professional Development Personal  (November 7, 2012)  Sandy Hayes and Meenoo Rami

Is Community College English Instruction Different than English Instruction at 4-Year Colleges?  (August 8, 2012)  Howard Tinberg and Sharon Mitchler

The Importance of Teaching Writing in College  (May 3, 2012)  Chris Anson  

Literacy Communities of Practice  (April 6, 2012)  Joanne Lawrence and Rex Barbiera

College and Career Readiness in Writing with NCTE  (February 22, 2012)  Cathy Fleischer and Kent Williamson



Putting Literacy First in the New National Center for Literacy Education  (October 18, 2011)  KaiLonne Dunsmore and Kent Williamson 

NCTE: A Century for Literacy Education in America and Looking Toward the Future  (June 8, 2011)  Leila Christenbury and Kent Williamson


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