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Kylene Beers

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National Council of Teachers of English

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National Council of Teachers of English

1111 W. Kenyon Road

Urbana, Illinois,61801

United States

Company Description

The National Council of Teachers of English (http://www.ncte.org), with 25,000 members worldwide, is the nation's oldest literacy organization. With the expertise of its members, NCTE has led the nation in its most important decisions and trajectories around p...more

Background Information

Affiliations

Teachers College Reading & Writing Project

Senior Reading Advisor


Learner.org

Advisory Board Member


English Journal

Member, Review Boards


Teachers College

Senior Reading Advisor To Secondary Schools for the Reading and Writing Project


Education

Ed.D.

Senior Reading Reseacher


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Pioneer Valley Montessori School - The Less Homework Revolution - Nancy Kalish

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"It's counterintuitive, but more practice or the wrong kind of practice doesn't necessarily make perfect," says Kylene Beers, president of the National Council of Teachers of English and author of "When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do.


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Kylene Beers
Kylene Beers NCTE PRESIDENT


Odyssey School, The: Experts: Consultants and Speakers

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Kylene Beers
A speaker, presenter and author of When Kids Can't Read, What Teachers Can Do who frequently presents to elementary, middle and high school teachers providing them comprehension strategies for struggling readers. Ms. Beers is a former President of the National Council of Teachers of English and is currently the Senior Reading Advisor to Secondary Schools for Reading and Writing Project at Columbia University's Teachers College. www.heinemann.com/authors/1804.aspx


New York State English Council - NYSEC: The New York State English Council

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​​Kylene Beers
Kylene Beers is an award-winning educator and is the author of When Kids Can't Read/What Teachers Can Do; Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading; Adolescent Literacy: Turning Promise into Practice; and Elements of Literature, the literature textbook read by the majority of middle school and high school students across the US. She began her teaching career in 1979 in the Alief School District, outside of Houston. Texas. Since then, she has become an internationally-known and respected authority in literacy education. Beers works tirelessly to help parents, teachers, and national policy makers understand how to best help struggling readers. In 2008-2009, she served as President of the National Council of Teachers of English and in 2011 she received an NCTE Leadership Award. She has served as a consultant to the National Governor's Association Education Committee, was the editor of the national literacy journal Voices from the Middle, taught in the College of Education at the University of Houston, held a reading research position in the Comer School Development Program at Yale University School of Medicine, and has most recently served as the Senior Reading Advisor to the Reading and Writing Project at Teachers College, Columbia University.


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Kylene Beers
Show Abstract Hide Abstract Abstract: Educator Kylene Beers extends a conversation from the 2015 NCTE Annual Convention with advice for early-career teachers working to balance the mandated curriculum and the desire to serve the students. The key is learning to be an advocate. Keywords: Advocacy, Early Career Teachers, Kylene Beers NCTE and Teacher Advocacy: A Conversation between Leaders


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