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Carol Jago Weekend Tweets

Past president of the National Council of Teachers of English Carol Jago shares her thoughts on reading and the Common Core through Tweets this weekend. You can follow Jago on Twitter by clicking here.   Advertisements

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Fiction and Non-Fiction in the Common Core Era

In a piece for the Washington Post, former National Council of Teachers of English President Carol Jago describes the role of fiction and non-fiction in the English classroom. ¬†She note that there has been some confusion about this issue and … Continue reading

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Award Winning Nonfiction Books

The National Council of Teachers of English through the Committee on the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children shares an annual award for nonfiction writing. For those looking for quality informational text in the elementary grades, this is … Continue reading

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The impact of CCSS on Instruction

Carol Jago, former president of the National Council of Teachers of English and current AP Literature content advisor for the College Board, shares insights into the Common Core and the impact they will have on instruction. Key points are addressed … Continue reading

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