TEACHERS OF HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE:
Norman Mailer High School and College Awards Contest now open
Submissions Accepted from March 1 - April 30, 2013
Students from high schools and two- and four-year colleges can now submit their writing for awards sponsored by NCTE and the Norman Mailer Center in the following categories:
• creative nonfiction written by students at two-year colleges, junior colleges, and technical…
Posted on March 9, 2013 at 2:16pm
As a Michigan Youth Arts Partner Organization, we are invited to read the following new 2012 Arts Education in Michigan Study results.
Posted on September 15, 2012 at 5:27pm
Here is a wonderful opportunity for Michigan high school students!
Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation competition for high school students. By encouraging youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance, students can master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.
•October 26, 2012. Application deadline for interested schools…Continue
Posted on August 7, 2012 at 1:18pm
I just watched the Hallmark Hall of Fame film version of Mitch Albom's Have a Little Faith, and I was blown away. This piece is a wonderful text - and I wonder how many teachers are considering using the film and/or the book in their classes in the future? I know how popular Albom's other books are with high school teachers- Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
Here's an sample from the book:…
Posted on November 28, 2011 at 12:36am
Please remember to celebrate Banned Books Week this week in your school and home.
According to the ALA, "Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United…Continue
Posted on September 25, 2011 at 8:57pm