Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Showcases New Cutting-Edge ELA Program and Celebrates Rich Literary History at 2013 NCTE Annual Convention


Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) will showcase its new, digital-first English Language Arts program, Collections© 2015, as well as honor 180 years of literary excellence at the 2013 National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE) annual convention, taking place on Nov. 22-24 in Boston. Booths #1506 and 1507 will buzz with demos, talks, games and giveaways that resonate with the conference’s theme, (Re)inventing the Future of English. 

Attendees can get instant access to conference events, schedules and more with the official NCTE mobile app, sponsored by HMH. Users can win a variety of prizes with the app booth game “Crack the Code” by visiting the HMH booths. 

HMH booth activities include:

Collections 2015 Showcase: Explore Collections, HMH’s dynamic new ELA program for grades 6-12, built to meet the rigorous expectations of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Visitors will receive a 120 day free trial to test-drive the curriculum.

Author Sessions: A special in-booth presentation will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. ET featuring Collections Program Consultant Carol Jago and Susan Beth Pfeffer, author of HMH title Life As We Knew It. They will discuss tips for teaching the novel with Collections to help students build reading proficiency. 

Giveaways and Games: A number of in-booth games and giveaways will take place throughout the weekend, including a digital scavenger hunt, the opportunity to win movie passes to the upcoming The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug movie, and one lucky school will win a field trip to a private, advanced screening of the movie. 


NCTE Annual Convention
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115
Booth #1507 (HMH Education), #1506 (HMH Trade), #1517 (Heinemann)


Exhibition hall hours: 
Friday, Nov. 22 from 12-6 p.m. ET 
Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET
Sunday, Nov. 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ET


HMH subject matter experts are available by appointment to demo and discuss Collections and HMH’s forward-looking approach to teaching language arts for the Common Core.   

For more information about the convention, please visit www.hmhco.com/collections or download the NCTE App http://www.ncte.org/annual/app

Follow @HMHCO, @HMHeducation and #NCTE2013 on Twitter for convention updates.

About Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company with the mission of changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. Among the world’s largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions and one of its longest-established publishing houses, HMH combines cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to improve teaching and learning environments and solve complex literacy and education challenges. HMH’s interactive, results-driven education solutions are utilized by 50 million students in over 150 countries, and its renowned and awarded novels, non-fiction, children's books and reference works are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. For more information, visit www.hmhco.com.