- Master Teacher CCSS Lesson Plans
- Cell puzzles and crossword puzzles
- All About Our Town Nonfiction Writing Lesson
- Poverty Simulation Game
- Arts Education for America’s Students: A Shared Endeavor
- NEA Common Core State Standards Toolkit
- A Short history of hack, worms and cyberterror
- Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products Module
- Arts & the Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project
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- Ms. Jury’s 2-minute warm up activity is based on the game Junior Outburst. Discover how she uses it to boost creative thinking, promote cooperative learning, and prepare students for the main lesson.
- Do you ever throw away perfectly good pencils simply because the erasers have gone bad? Who wants to “fix” a mistake with a scruff mark? Ms. Comstock’s easy eraser cleaning tip is just what you need.
- Do your shy students have trouble finding new partners for group activities? Best friends who always pair up? Solve both problems with a “Group Chart” that organizes and tracks group work, and puts your extroverts and introverts on equal footing.
- Often times the most disruptive students in the classroom have the most influence over their classmates. Barb has figured out how to use this to her advantage and create a calmer classroom learning environment.
- By John Rosales Everybody knows Paula. Ask any of the approximately 1,000 attendees of NEA’s Education Support Professional (ESP) Conference in San Francisco about Paula Monroe and most everyone will know the name. Others will know the face. In her 26 years with the Redlands Unified School District in California, Monroe has compiled an impressive [...]
- Moving up to middle school can be overwhelming for parents and students alike. But it doesn’t have to be. By increasing engagement, parents and their children will become more comfortable with middle school, sending student motivation and performance skyrocketing. Parents often have misconceptions about getting involved in middle school. Here are four common myths about [...]
- The Kansas Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s current levels of school funding are unconstitutional, and ordered the Legislature to provide for “equitable funding for education” by July 1. The long-anticipated ruling was a victory for education advocates in the state, but it may be a short-lived one as the Legislature has vowed to [...]