On the Cover
The NEA Student Program helps new teachers build a successful career and become effective activists along the way.
Message from the Chair
David Tjaden, NEA Student Program chair, explains why student activism is key..
You Owe What?
New repayment options for federal student loans offer hope for debt-burdened teachers.
Teaching with Today’s Tech
Some teachers are using social media, blogs, podcasts, apps, and other forms of new media to boost students’ classroom success.
You’re Not Alone
During the first year of teaching, guidance from a caring, skilled mentor is key.
Make Politics a Priority
Student members explain how political activism makes a difference.
Salary Smarts for New Educators
A number of factors determine how teachers are paid. You owe it to yourself to know about them.
edTPA: Rigor and Results
Stephanie Wittenbrink writes about how edTPA accelerated her preparation as a pre-service teacher.
With the fate of the nation’s students in the balance, you defeat those who would destroy public education and leap over obstacles to learning with a single bound...