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American Education Week: November 14-18, 2016

How are you celebrating American Education Week? Share your plans and photos with us at AEW@nea.org! Celebrate with your social networks. For ideas, check out...   Read More

Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

Interdisciplinary Lesson Plans, Activity Ideas and Other Curriculum Resources By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Celebrate the Thanksgiving season in...   Read More

The Lasting Impact of Mispronouncing Students’ Names

Taking the attendance at the beginning of class may seem a routine if not mundane task to many educators. But to students, their name...   Read More

What’s the Purpose of Education?

Public Doesn’t Agree on the Answer “The American public does not agree on a single purpose for public education,” said  Joshua P. Starr, the...   Read More

13 Free Resources for Educators

Free, Quality Educational Websites   Looking for quality, free, educational websites? Here are several FREE websites some educators enjoy using.  Get your browser’s bookmarking tool...   Read More

Your NEA Retirement Planning Center – Does It Really Pay to Pay Off Your Mortgage

 Does It Really Pay to Pay Off Your Mortgage Financial experts are divided on the wisdom of heading into retirement with mortgage payments still...   Read More

First Few Weeks as a New Teacher: 3 Things I Wish I Had Known

This simple equation is used by standout teachers to maximize time management and learning at any grade level. Simply put: Three weeks of teaching...   Read More

Westminster Public Schools Moving Benefits Open Enrollment Timeline/Renewal Date

Westminster Public Schools has issued a Memorandum to WEA moving the open enrollment and the renewal date from July 1st to January 1st Click...   Read More

Social Security Fairness Committee – Repeal the GPO and WEP that Effects District Employees

Repeal the GPO and WEP Our Goal is to: Educate: Inform the public about the injustice of the GPO and WEP, two Social Security...   Read More

Goodbye ‘Core Subjects,’ Hello ‘Well-Rounded Education’

The opportunity ESSA presents isn’t a question of interpretation or misplaced hope that things will just be different. It’s right there in the text...   Read More

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