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The executive board of the New Mexico Council of Teachers of English proudly announces the Call for Submissions for its next issue of New Mexico English Journal.

We are seeking submissions by prospective and practicing literacy/language teachers, instructional coaches, and teacher educators throughout the state.

Possible topics include:

-Mentoring new teachers in literacy practices

-Honoring cultural diversity and linguistic equality

-Highlighting best practices and program innovation

-Fostering conversations about literacy policies

-Building capacity for sustained inspirational leadership

-Incorporating digital or technological learning into literacy/language instruction

-Maintaining or building identities as language/literacy teachers

We are accepting four types of submissions:

Practitioner research articles—Did you engage in a formal literacy project in your classroom? Tell us about it. Articles should be organized around a research question or purpose, provide a review of literature and explanation of methods, report of findings and a discussion of the implications. Use MLA or APA style, but be consistent. 3-4,000 words

Personal essays—Do you have something to say about yourself as a literacy teacher, your teaching context, or policies around English/literacy teaching? Share your personal perspectives. Use MLA or APA style, but be consistent. 2-3,000 words

-Materials review—What books or other materials do you use to teach? Share these materials with other teachers. Write a summary of the book/material and give some ideas for how you used it to make curriculum. Use MLA or APA style, but be consistent. 1-2000 words

-Creative work—Do you paint, draw, take photos, write poems, or do other creative work? Send it to us!

Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of teachers and teacher educators from all over the state. Please remove all identifying information (e.g., name/school) from your submission.

Send submissions as Word Documents to maryrice@unm.edu

INITIAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 5, 2018

ACCEPTANCE NOTIFICATIONS: March 9, 2018

FINAL REVISIONS FOR MANUSCRIPTS: May 4, 2018

PUBLICATION: NMCTE 2018 CONFERENCE!

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