July 25, 2012 by Cindy Long
This article outlines six of the most common communication challenges between educators and parents, as reported by a recent Parenting/NEA survey, along with NEA member-tested solutions.
May 7, 2012 by Staci Maiers
Looking for a way to implement a Positive Behavior Support system and combat behavioral problems, Davidson Elementary School opened a school store. Loaded with P.A.W.S. points earned for following the rules, students now purchase their own rewards.
February 29, 2012 by PSC Editor
Bringing $1,500 donations for materials and new books for school libraries, NEA’s Read Across America Tour – Driven by Mazda has stopped at several priority schools. View the slideshow of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax celebrating the joy of reading with the students.
February 24, 2012 by Staci Maiers
With a message of “Read! Read! Read!,” and a beloved Dr. Seuss character, NEA’s ‘Read Across America Tour- Driven by Mazda’ is bringing books and cash donations to priority schools in California and Nevada.
July 2, 2011 by Brenda Álvarez
In a perfect world, every public school teacher in America would be able to influence classroom instruction and size, have quality conversations with administrators, determine the best professional development and have the right resources needed to create student success. But…
June 30, 2011 by Staci Maiers
School reform. It’s the hot topic du jour. It seemingly produces a daily silver bullet answer that changes with each person asked. But what really works to transform public schools that have persistently struggled? Research gathered by the National Education…
May 31, 2011 by PSC Editor
A new report out today highlights how strong labor-management partnerships between teachers’ unions and administrators are transforming schools in communities from coast to coast. The report, from American Rights at Work Education Fund, presents nine case studies demonstrating how “collective bargaining has…
May 25, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Kathy Wiebke, PhD, Executive Director of the Arizona K12 Center and National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) “In every school and in every classroom, every student deserves to be taught by an accomplished teacher. In ‘those schools’ they deserve to…
April 11, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Jennifer Skellet, a National Board Certified Teacher and active member of the California Teachers Association. She teaches 4th grade in Oceanside, California. I’ve been struggling professionally for the past few months, not with my students who are amazingly bright…
March 10, 2011 by PSC Editor
By Jennifer Skellett, National Board Certified Teacher. Skellet is a 4th Grade teacher in Oceanside, California and an active member of the California Teachers Association. I heard the other day on the news that teachers are bad, greedy, and bringing down…
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