Dignity and Education of Immigrant, Undocumented, and Unaccompanied Youth

What’s happening in your local jurisdiction to support teachers, administrators, and local education agencies in the education of immigrant, undocumented, and unaccompanied youth? See NCTE’s Resolution on the Dignity and Education of Immigrant, Undocumented, and Unaccompanied Youth. Read “Sonia Nazario Believes It’s an Educator’s Role to Expand Students’ Horizons.” See “Educational Services for Immigrant Children … Continue reading Dignity and Education of Immigrant, Undocumented, and Unaccompanied Youth

The Story of One is the Story of Many

Beth Shaum currently teaches 8th grade in Michigan and is a social media coordinator for NCTE. Among her many tasks in that role is planning #NCTEChat. Next Sunday, December 21 at 8 pm the chat will focus on your stories from the past year. Below Beth shares her own.  On the first evening of Annual Convention in Washington … Continue reading The Story of One is the Story of Many

The Power of Stories

The following is an excerpt from Sonia Nazario’s keynote speech at the 2014 NCTE Annual Convention. You can read an article about the author and her powerful book Enrique’s Journey from the November issue of the Council Chronicle. There are also several wonderful resources for teaching this book on its website. “In an era with … Continue reading The Power of Stories