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Books & Journals

Thumbnail for Reading for Learning: Using Discipline-Based Texts to Build Content KnowledgeReading for Learning: Using Discipline-Based Texts to Build Content Knowledge by Heather Lattimer (grades 5-10)



Voices from the Middle, Vol. 20, No. 4, May 2013 "Teaching the Language of School and Academics"
Voices from the Middle, May 2013


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Online Learning

Thumbnail for All Teachers Are Not Teachers of Reading, but... (On Demand)All Teachers Are Not Teachers of Reading, but... (on demand web seminar)

Content Literacy: Four Factors in Building an Effective Instructional Framework (on demand web seminar)

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Research & Position Statements

NCTE Statements

Literacies of Disciplines: An NCTE Policy Research Brief

NCLE Report: Remodeling Literacy Learning



National Center for Literacy Education

Literacy in Learning ExchangeWorking in Concert to Strengthen Literacy Education Across the NationCollaborative tools, resources, and stories of groups on shared responsibility engaged in professional learning around literacy topics.


ReadWriteThink provides instructional practices and digital resources that support effective reading and language arts instruction for all learners.

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Strategy Guides on shared responsibility 


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