National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has announced the following:
NCTE announces the release of an updated position statement, Educators as Readers: Forming Book Groups as Professionals. The statement reflects NCTE’s longstanding belief, as cited across policy documents and publications, of ‘the vital nature of professional learning for literacy educators and the essential role of reading as part of daily and professional lives.” It offers guidance on literacy educators forming book groups. Read the full statement for more context on book groups, why educators should form them, and guidelines created by peers for the formation of in-person or virtual book groups, research, and tips.
Visit the NCTE website for more information on this newest Position Statement.