The "state of the children" depends upon us.
Maybe we shouldn't even look at the words...
Ms. Winstead is a fifth-year teacher who began her career in Pasadena, Maryland as as Special Education teacher. She currently teaches English 11 and Advanced Placement Language and Composition at John Champe High School in Loudoun County, Virginia, where she resides with her two children, ages 10 and 14. She sponsors Key Club and Girls Matter in addition to overseeing the Writing Center, and serves as Virginia’s K-12 Policy Analyst for NCTE.
Ms. Winstead earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Oklahoma City University and an Master of Arts in Education from Michigan State University. In May 2015, she will graduate from George Mason University with a second Master of Arts degree in Education Leadership. She plans to pursue a Doctor of Education in Education Policy.
To Teach Math, Study Reading Instruction Education Week, March 31, 2015
Live From Small Town America: Teachers Who Blog To Stay In Touch NCTE member Katherine Sokolowski is featured. nprEd blog, NPR, March 31, 2015
Literacy Is the Foundation of Education, Work, and Civic Life Today is NCTE's Literacy Education Advocacy Day and March is Literacy Education Advocacy Month! Use our letter template and tell Congress today that literacy should be a priority in federal support for education. NCTE Advocacy Alert, March 5, 2015