The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and the language arts at all levels of education. This mission statement was adopted in 1990:
"The Council promotes the development of literacy, the use of language to construct personal and public worlds and to achieve full participation in society, through the learning and teaching of English and the related arts and sciences of language.“
NCTE Annual Convention
2016 NCTE Annual Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Workshops: November 17, 20-22
When we hear the word "advocacy" in connection to our profession, every one of us—teachers, instructors, professors, researchers, writers—has a different definition of what that means. There are people who might think that this only has to do with talking to senators and representatives in government about affecting changes on a state or national level. While this is certainly a part of advocacy, it is not the only piece of advocacy that this Convention wishes to explore.
Oklahoma English/Language Arts Community
SLATE is NCTE's grassroots advocacy network that
Oklahoma Writing Project
The Oklahoma Writing Project is a site of the National Writing Project, a professional development network. OWP serves teachers of writing at all grade levels, pre-K through university, and in all subjects. The mission of OWP is to develop teacher leaders and to improve student achievement in writing and literacy in Oklahoma’s schools, technology centers, and colleges.
The K20 Center for Educational and Community Renewal provides authentic lessons and instructional strategies developed by experienced Oklahoma teachers. The K20 Center is a statewide education research and development center which promotes innovative learning through school-university-community collaboration.
OSU Writing Project
The Oklahoma State University Writing Project dedicates itself to improving the teaching and learning of writing in Oklahoma's classrooms.
Read Write Think
ReadWriteThink's mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
Living Room Candidate
Find lessons that develop analysis skills while focusing on American politics. Lessons focus on a variety of ELA aspects ranging from rhetorical analysis to theme.
Access hundreds of videos showing real-life classroom lessons. Lessons are linked to the video and accessible through a PDF. Comments below each lesson allow you to view teachers' thoughts on the lessons and ask questions from fellow educators. Videos can be sorted by subject area and grade level.
Poetry Out Loud
Through the "Teaching Resources" tab, teachers can access lesson plans focusing on various aspects of poetry and writing activities. In addition to the lessons plans, teachers can utilize the poetry performance videos and browse the large collection of poems .
Poetry Writing and Analysis Guide