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NCTE, with support from the Educating for American Democracy project, has released our new guide, Reading, Writing, & Raising Voices: The Centrality of Literacy to Civic Education. This guide is meant to help educators and school leaders create continuous harmony between literacy instruction and civic life.
Resources to help you navigate book challenges in your school community.
Leverage this position statement to support students’ development as critically, visually, and informationally literate 21st century thinkers and creators.
View the archive of this learning session from NCTE and NCTM, a conversation about cross-disciplinary practices in youth civic writing. The speakers discuss supporting, informing, and developing student reasoning.
During Media Literacy Week, NCTE hosted a timely conversation on reading, writing, and raising voices. NCTE member-leader and civics guide author Nicole Mirra discussed a new guide, media literacy, and civics in ELA education.
This guide explores quantitative civic reasoning in English and math classrooms.
To Educators: “The work that you do is what prepares children for their futures.”
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Democracy advocate Danielle Allen holds that ELA teachers have a role in helping students become effective civic participants.
Civic and media literacy scholar Nicole Mirra previews a new guidebook on civically engaged literacy practices.
Can weaving K–12 civics education into the ELA classroom help students understand and appreciate the tenets of American democracy?