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December 23, 2016

Education Week Short Story Contest Winner: 'Twenty-Six'

Read the winner of Education Week's short story contest. Educators and students submitted their best fiction in November in honor of National Novel Writing Month.

November 03, 2016

NaNoWriMo: Enter Education Week's Short Story Contest

Submit to Education Week's short story contest in honor of National Novel Writing Month.

June 08, 2016

Bringing Spoken Word Into the Classroom

Poetry has long been an essential element of English/language arts classes, but spoken-word poetry, which has gained visibility and attracted new audiences in the past decade, is changing how students learn about and understand poetry—and themselves.

April 02, 2014

Teachers Offer Wealth of Ideas, Resources for National Poetry Month

April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.

April 05, 2013

What Making Comics Can Teach About Teaching Comics

How best to define, describe, and teach graphic novels in the K-12 classroom? Why not ask authors?

April 04, 2013

Gifted Students Write Stories to Save Their School

A group of 8th grade students has spent six months creating a book to raise money to find a new site for their school.

March 19, 2013

Stenhouse Releases Free Poetry E-Resource

National Poetry Month is fast approaching, and Stenhouse Publishers have issued a free e-book to help you integrate poetry-based lessons into your classroom.

February 01, 2013

Books by Students, With More on the Way

Thanks to self-publishing, community partnerships, and national media organizations' literacy advocacy, many avenues are now open for student writers to publish books.

November 29, 2012

Twitter Launches First-Ever Fiction Festival

The new Twitter Fiction Festival features crime fiction, myths, epitaphs, sci fi, satire, sonnets, audience participation, and more.

November 08, 2012

Lessons From National Novel Writing Month

Writing 50,000 words in 30 days could help boost student creativity, but so could falling short of the goal.

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