Iowa Council of Teachers of English

ICTE Journal
To Be Seen and Heard

To Be Seen and Heard

October 17, 2020

Students Speak

Students Speak

October 4, 2020

Joyful Haikus

Joyful Haikus

September 16, 2020

Two Poems

Two Poems

July 27, 2020

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Let Students See Their Poems in Print

Marilyn Baszczynski, Guest Contributor | October 3, 2020

Since its inception in 1945, the Iowa Poetry Association has hosted an annual Lyrical Iowa Poetry competition, an opportunity for Iowans of all ages to submit their creative works for recognition through publication in our anthology, Lyrical Iowa, as well as prizes and public presentation opportunities.  An important component of this competition is the ‘Student Division’, that invites submissions...

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Update: ICTE Fall Conference 2020 is Canceled

April 29, 2020

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ICTE Executive Board Recognized at Affiliate Meeting

December 5, 2019

Five members of the ICTE executive board attended the NCTE Fall Conference held in Baltimore Nov. 21-24. Kirstey Ewald welcomed everyone to the meeting as the Standing Committe on Affiliates (SCOA) chair. At the meeting, ICTE received the Affiliate Website of Excellence Award. The affiliate breakfast capped off a conference rich in learning and networking. Many Iowa teachers attended the...

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2019 Fall Conference Highlights

October 19, 2019

"Empowered Voices, Authentic Classrooms" was the theme of the 2019 ICTE Fall Conference held Oct. 10-11 in Johnston. Thursday's keynote Shelbie Witte, professor of adolescent literacy and English Education and co-editor of NCTE’s Voices in the Middle Journal, emphasized how important it is that students' work in the classroom is relevant to their lives today. Friday's keynote...

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