WLU is an NCTE Conference made up of whole language support groups and individual professionals interested in developing and implementing whole language in educational institutions. WLU is based on a view of whole language as a dynamic philosophy of education. Learn more by viewing the WLU Beliefs.
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The 25th Annual Literacies for All Summer Institute will be held July 17-19 in Pasadena, California. The Summer Institute opens a conversation about the transformative potential of curriculum with learners at the heart. The conference theme, Making Meaning: Teaching and Learning Together, affirms the professional role of teachers in working closely with learners and developing learning experiences that respect the cultural backgrounds, interests and literacy development of learners.
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Join WLU in Boston this November at the NCTE Annual Convention. The Convention Preview gives a glimpse at the sessions and events available to choose from.
Be sure to check out the whole language strand of sessions and the Monday sponsored workshop "Supporting Children's Search for Meaning: Children's Literature in Multimodal Ways" featuring Dr. Brian Cambourne, Jerome C. Harste, Prisca Martens, Rick Meyer, Penny Silvers, and Lorraine Wilson.
Talking Points provides a forum for parents, classroom teachers, and researchers to reflect about literacy and learning. Editor Carol Gilles invites you and colleagues that you know to submit manuscripts for the next issue.
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What Whole Language Is Not: Common Myths and Misunderstandings
12 common myths about whole language are dispelled in this Fact Sheet from the Center for Expansion of Language and Thinking (CELT).