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- Here’s a fun math game played with ordinary decks of cards that teaches place value and differences.
- Ms. Troyer loves working with angry parents! Read how she effectively disarms parents on a short fuse and becomes their ally in correcting problem areas for the child.
- Children of all ages love a good board game. Read how this teacher created her own version of Balderdash to practice writing, summarizing and previewing books.
- Here’s a no-cost way to decorate your bulletin boards with colorful borders. Use it the next time you visit your local hardware store!
- Educators may spend their careers preparing lessons, but often the most memorable are those they learn themselves. With that in mind, NEA Today asked school staff – everyone from classroom teachers and bus drivers to guidance counselors and school nurses – to share the everyday lessons they’ve picked up along the way in a series called “What I’ve Learned.” [...]
- By Edward Graham As the nation approaches the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut that took the lives of six educators and 20 students last December, plans are underway to create a memorial to honor all those who have lost their lives teaching and working in America’s schools. The [...]
- By Tim Walker The fuel that drives much of the pro-market education reform agenda is the belief that public institutions are inherently inferior. Therefore, all that ails the nation’s schools, according to so-called “reformers,” can only be addressed by injecting market-based remedies into the system, or basically taking the “public” out of public education. But [...]