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National Day on Writing
Telling our stories is one of the most important things we can do for those we teach as well as for our profession.  Share your stories today!


National Gallery of Writing
To draw attention to the remarkable variety of writing we engage in and help make writers from all walks of life aware of their craft, NCTE established a National Gallery of Writing.


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. 

NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing
Adopted by the NCTE Executive Committee, November 2004

Read about What We Know about Writing and view some writing concept examples. 

 See more writing policy documents


Professional Development

Pathways Program

This Pathways PD Programonline professional development opportunity 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.


Consulting Network

Click here for consultants specializing in writing instructionNCTE 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.


Web Seminars

On Demand Web SeminarsNCTE Web Seminars are a convenient and meaningful form of professional development.  On Demand Web seminars provide the recorded version of the live virtual event and include all audio, video, chat discussion, and actions within the presentation.



Writing in the Dialogical ClassroomNCTE offers writing titles across the pre-K-college levels.  View all these resources, including the books in Writing in Today’s Classrooms strand from the Principles in Practice imprint series. The PIP imprint series offers teachers concrete illustrations of effective classroom practices based in NCTE research briefs and policy statements.




NCTE Journals

NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago!   Search to find articles on English language learners and share with your teaching team.



Related NCTE Policy Briefs      

These Policy Research Briefs offer updates on research with implications for policy decisions that affect the teaching and learning of writing:



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