"Thanks for the note -- looks like an interesting issue, esp. the piece on using collaborative writing tools for literary analysis. I just tweeted it out on the NCTE account in case folks who follow that don't know about the journal yet."
"Not sure if this is something you could use, but I follow Bud Hunt's blog, and he been publishing photos as writing prompts for every day of National Poetry Month (and did the same thing last year.) Some of the photos are really intriguing and…"
fyi, there's still time for student writers to submit to this new (in its 2nd year) awards program. NCTE and the Norman Mailer Writers Colony invite submissions for the Norman Mailer High School and College Writing Awards. Entries will be accepted April 1-29. National winners in each category will receive a cash award of $5,000 or $10,000. The High School Competition is open to all high school students. The Two-Year College Competition is open to first- and second-year full-time students…See More
I thought this info on NCTE's Virtual Conference next week might interest some MCPoppers: You may have heard that NCTE is offering its first Spring Virtual Conference starting next week, geared to middle and high school teachers. Session offerings include: * Incorporating 21st Century Literacies into the Curriculum (Bud Hunt & Sara Kajder)* Digital Writing Workshop (Troy Hicks)* Implications of Assessments Given 21st Century Student Work (William Kist)* Projects Based Learning in the…See More