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Reaching Difficult Students

Never give up on “those kids.” You can reach them. 

Advice & Support

Dreaming of School Gardens?

By: Anita Merina

Now that Spring is here, let's talk about seeds, soil, science, school gardens, and embrace the opportunity to teach a range of lessons and subjects.


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Finding Time for Fitness

By Ashley DeVecht

The cold weather months are now behind us, but if you still see them every time you step on the scale, use these simple tips to help you eat right, exercise, and find a little “me” time.

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Closing the Culture Gap

Tim Walker

America's public schools enroll increasingly racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse student bodies. When it comes to connecting with students, cultural sensitivity comes first.

NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!


Demanding Support for Claims
Reformers have used and abused misinformation, false claims, exaggerations, and even fabrications ito promote reforms such as high-stakes testing, merit pay, charter schools, Value-Added Model (VAM), and Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Check out these NEA resources to help you demand academic truth.