The National Council of Teachers of English would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our sponsors for their support of the National Gallery of Writing. Their support has allowed us to bring the National Gallery of Writing to life for the benefit of writers from all walks of life. We appreciate their dedication and support of this initiative that will impact and reach diverse individuals and communities across the nation.
The Verizon Foundation
, the philanthropic arm of Verizon Communications, supports the advancement of literacy and K–12 education through its free educational Web site, Thinkfinity.org, and fosters awareness and prevention of domestic violence. In 2008, the Verizon Foundation awarded more than $68 million in grants to nonprofit agencies in the U.S. and abroad. It also matched the charitable donations of Verizon employees and retirees, resulting in an additional $26 million in combined contributions to nonprofits. Through Verizon Volunteers, one of the nation's largest employee volunteer programs, Verizon employees and retirees have volunteered more than 3 million hours of community service since 2000. For more information on the foundation, visit http://www.verizonfoundation.org/
is the Verizon Foundation's comprehensive Web site containing thousands of educational resources, including standards-based, grade-specific, K–12 lesson plans, online educational games and videos for teachers, students and parents. Content for Thinkfinity.org
is provided through a partnership between the Verizon Foundation and 11 of the nation's leading organizations in the fields of education and literacy: the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Council for Economic Education, International Reading Association, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Center for Family Literacy, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Council of Teachers of English, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, National Geographic Society, ProLiteracy and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Writing is both prosaic and profound--and we need it every day, in every context. At Bedford/St. Martin's
, we make books and media that help students understand the power, the practice, and the process of writing. We are proud to be part of NCTE's National Day on Writing!
is a free, web-based word processor offered by Google that allows you to create and edit documents from any web browser and collaborate with multiple people on the same document. Because your documents are stored online, they're accessible from anywhere, even from your mobile phone. For more information on Google Docs, go to http://docs.google.com
Literature and Elements of Literature help students become successful and independent writers through a strong reading-writing connection, encouraging students to use effective fiction and non-fiction selections as examples for their own writing. Six traits-aligned, integrated writing workshops in the major writing modes offer full process writing instruction that emphasizes purpose audience, and occasion. Technology tools such as the Write Smart DVD support student writing with interactive revision models, graphic organizers and visual aids.
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Pearson's dedication to learning is seen not only in the quality of our
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