The Council Chronicle
NCTE's membership magazine covers issues and trends in the English language arts and tips and resources for your classroom.
Vol. 28, No. 2, December 2018
Life as an NCTE Secondary English Teacher -- Secondary teachers from a range of schools and settings tell us how they describe what they do, and how it's changed since they first began teaching.
Popular Author Daniel José Older talks books, histories, and the roles of past and future.
Meredith N. Sinclair
NCTE member Meredith N. Sinclair on how Daniel José Older's Shadowshaper can open up important conversations in the classroom.
Melinda D. Anderson
A newly published volume in the NCTE High School Literature Series introduces teachers to Japanese American authors whose firsthand accounts of racial prejudice and forced removal from their homes turns this haunting historical event into living history. Melinda D. Anderson interviews author Rachel Endo.
#DisruptTexts co-founder Tricia Ebarvia explains the movement was launched as "a call to action to dismantle curricula that continues to center White and male perspectives at the expense and erasure of people of color." Here Ebarvia shares what #DisruptTexts can look like in practice.
The National Day on Writing® turned 10 this October and the celebrations led to exciting new opportunities.
“By thinking in an asset-based mode, we are able to learn from our multilingual students and build on what they bring to the classroom as students,” says Melinda McBee Orzulak, author of Understanding Language: Supporting ELL Students in Responsive ELA Classrooms (NCTE, 2018).
With interviews of directors and participants, NCTE honors the teachers and accomplishments of the Early Career Educators of Color Award Program (EC-EOC) on Its 10th Anniversary
Interviews with Scott Warnock and Dana Gasiewski tease out highlights from their recent book, which offers a peek under the hood of an online writing course.
NCTE President Franki Sibberson
NCTE President Franki Sibberson shares why she values the NCTE community of readers.
A Brief Proposal for Doing Nothing in the Classroom
How “Rethinking Adolescence” Can Improve Your Teaching