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NCTE's Annual Convention will be held in Minneapolis, MN. November 19-22. Registration information is available at
TCTELA's 51st Annual Conference will be held in Austin, TX January 22-24. Registration information will be available at
TCEA's 2016 Convention & Exposition will be held in Austin, TX February 1-5. Registration information is available at
TALE's 2016 Literacy Summit will be held February 12-13 in San Antonio. Information is available online at
CVTE's 7th Annual Conference will be held at the ESC Region 15 in July 2016. Online registration will be available in January.
ILA's 2015 Conference will be held in St. Louis, MO July 18-20, 2015. Online registration is available at
CVTE is looking for contributions for
, the quarterly newsletter. If you are interested in sharing your best practices from the field, please contact Jennifer Engle at
Building Fluency and Comprehension, the 'Rite' Way
" will be offered at the ESC Region 15 on November 15 for teachers in grades 2-5.
Officer nominations for the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Arts will be accepted through November. Complete the online nomination form at
Have your students use this
Study Skills Checklist
to help them self-assess their strengths and weaknesses.
that are out of your comfort zone!
Participate in some technology
webinars at TCEA
Find the Master's program in education that suits your needs at the
Masters in Education Website
This new resource offers a comprehensive state-by-state directory of colleges and universities accredited by NCATE.
Books to Read
Douglas Fisher's and Nancy Frey's
Better Learning Through Structured
Teaching: A Framework for the
Release of Responsibility
Write Like This
Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital
Mary Christel's and Scott Sullivan's
Lesson Plans for Developing
Check out the
poetry of Louis Lafair
, a 2013 National Student Poet.
"If There Were a Manual"
is available on video also!
Do you need a video to introduce or reinforce literary analysis?
this TEDEd video!
for some creative
literary element posters.
Find a new lesson on the
Writing Lesson of theMonth Network
View Donalyn Miller's slideshow,
Bring on the Books
, to get ideas
for your student readers or your classroom library.
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Stay up-to-date on items like the Released STAAR Tests.
The 84th Legislative Session: What Passed, What Didn't
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