Iowa Council of Teachers of English Rewind: June

July 10, 2016

With the arrival of July, let’s take a look at what resources folks used the most on in June. Our student interactive tools and mobile apps have been hot this summer! Here’s how people have been using them:           &...

Etymology of a Teacher

July 9, 2016

This post is written by Anna Baldwin, NCTE’s P12 Policy Analyst and the 2014 State Teacher of the Year for Montana.  When I was named 2014 Montana Teacher of the Year, I really had no idea what awaited me. I did not anticipat...

Learning and Growing Out of Pain

July 8, 2016

We at NCTE are deeply saddened by the violence that has occurred over the last several days. We send our heartfelt sympathy to the families of the victims and sincerely hope that their grief will be eased and that they will find healing through the next days, months, and years....


July 8, 2016

This post is written by NCTE member Jamal Cooks.  I am a married, African American professor of education with two children. My children observe me as an educator working with teachers. They watch me mentor dozens of young people about school, work, and life and get awards for my teaching, research, and ...

The Too-Oft Quiet but Cherished: Membership—Part 1: Affiliates and Sections

July 7, 2016

The following post is by NCTE Vice President Jocelyn Chadwick and is part of a series she is writing about NCTE’s Legacy of Pride. NO organization on the planet survives without the strength, the momentum, the energy, the passion, the com...

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