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Academy of American Poets

The Academy of American Poets was founded in 1934 to support American poets at all stages of their careers and to foster the appreciation of contemporary poetry.

American Library Association

The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world, with more than 65,000 members. Its mission is to promote the highest quality library and information services and public access to information.

Assembly for the Teaching of English Grammar (ATEG)

ATEG, an Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English, is a national forum for discussing the teaching of grammar and welcomes all views on the role of grammar in our schools.

Critical Literacy in Practice (CLIP) Podcast

This website links listeners to podcasts produced by Vivian Vasquez, a leader in the field of critical literacy. These broadcasts create a space for listeners to think about possibilities for critical literacy in local settings or to think about critical literacy in general.

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text.

International Reading Association

IRA is a professional organization for those involved in teaching reading to learners of all ages. Members are dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit. is a resource for research and development on literacy in the U.S. and worldwide.

National Council of the Teachers of English (NCTE)

NCTE works to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels.

NCTE inBox

NCTE inbox—news, views, and ideas you can use in your classroom. This is NCTE's blog of great articles and activities.

NCTE ReadWriteThink

ReadWriteThink, established in April of 2002, is a partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation. NCTE and IRA work together to provide educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free Internet-based content.

National Writing Project

The National Writing Project (NWP) is a professional development network that serves teachers of writing at all grade levels, primary through university, and in all subjects.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

NWREL has created an online resource for teachers interested in learning more about the 6+1 Traits of Writing.

Rethinking Schools

An organization dedicated to progressive ideologies in education, Rethinking Schools provides resources, ideas, and curriculum materials for educators who want to promote equity and justice.

Teaching for Change

Teaching for Change provides teachers and parents with the tools to transform schools into centers of justice where students learn to read, write, and change the world. is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. Through its online well of resources and ideas, its expanding collection of print materials, its burgeoning outreach efforts, and its downloadable public service announcements, promotes and supports anti-bias activism in every venue of life.

Wisconsin Council Teachers of English (WCTE)

WCTE is a nonprofit, voluntary educational organization whose purpose is to improve the quality of instruction in the English language arts and English at all school levels in the State of Wisconsin.