NCTE supports sound practices in the teaching of writing across all disciplines and offers resources to increase the public's knowledge and policymakers about the teaching of writing, and to make available professional development for schools and educators.
Read about What We Know about Writing and view some writing concept examples.
NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing
Adopted by the NCTE Executive Committee, November 2004
Principles in Practice
These books on writing from the PIP imprint offers teachers concrete illustrations of effective classroom practices based in NCTE research briefs and policy statements.
View our entire On Demand Web seminars on writing.
Adolescent Literacy Pathways is structured to support cross-disciplinary learning communities and improve the teaching and learning practices across content areas to increase the achievement levels of all students. Ideal for teachers, coaches, and adminstrators, Pathways is organized around five key questions and 17 learning strands and includes essential questions, video clips, related readings, and tools for classroom application.
NCTE offers consultants who specialize in writing instruction and are available to present one-day or multi-day presentations or provide year-round consulting. All workshops and presentations can be customized to meet your specific needs.
These Policy Research Briefs offer updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect the teaching and learning of writing:
NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago! Search to find articles on content literacy and share with your teaching team.
Writing in the 21st Century
Today people write as never before—texting, on blogs, with video cameras and cell phones, and, yes, even with traditional pen and paper. NCTE has several press releases on this topic.