Your colleagues chimed in with easy, actionable tips for sneaking fitness into your school day. Finding the time to hit the gym can be a challenge, especially when you’re a busy educator. Your days, evenings and weekends are already crammed full. And even if you can find the time, sometimes finding the energy to exercise… Read more »
Category: In the Classroom
Here’s how to keep calm, focused and on track until June. Although many people think the weeks leading up to summer break are a breeze for educators, it is, in fact, one of the most stressful times of the year.
This blog originally ran last month on the American Psychological Association’s “Psych Learning Curve: Where Psychology and Education Connect.” APA invited NEA Healthy Futures to comment on the issue of violence against teachers and share their resources and commitment to preventing and addressing violence directed at teachers. We have all heard stories about teachers who… Read more »
Definition of Thurs·day Three (ˈTHərzdē ˈthrē): Three unique stories curated for educators, parents, policy makers and others passionate about education. Topics include student health and development, learning readiness, school climate and social emotional learning, and school employee wellness.
Schools around the country are celebrating this week! They are celebrating all their efforts to help make their schools healthier places as part of Every Kid HealthyTM Week.
Happy Earth Day, everyone! This year’s Earth Day theme is Trees for the Earth, with a goal of planting 50,000 trees for today, and 7.8 billion trees into the future.
While this year’s election campaign is getting relatively little play with respect to education overall, early childhood education is on the radar of several leading candidates, and advocacy groups are making access to high-quality early care and education a high priority.
Find out what educators and industry experts recommend to get your classroom emergency-ready. It was a Saturday afternoon in late September when torrential rain began pouring over Pelion Elementary School in South Carolina’s Lexington County School District. Flash flooding caused dams to break throughout the state, washing out roads and destroying homes.