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Winter 2014



Teachers Taking Charge


Leading the Profession
In this issue, we look at how educators nationwide are leading the teaching profession by training, mentoring, and developing the teachers of tomorrow.

 


Editor's Note

President's Viewpoint


Feature Stories

Student Life
My Life Online
How has technology altered the social lives of today's students? Three-tech-savvy teenagers talk about their activities in the digital world.

Modern Families
What You Should Know  
Today's households are more diverse than ever, challenging once prevalent archetypes. Here's what educators need to know about the changing paradigms of the family unit.

Common Core
Literature and the Standards
The Common Core State Standards that support non-fiction literature will complement fictional reading, and help to boost students' critical thinking skills.

Read Across America
Time to Celebrate
The Countdown to NEA's Read Across America

Raise Your Hand
Five Ways to Help
Want to boost student success and strengthen the teaching profession? Here are five ways educators can join NEA's national movement for student success and help to improve public eduction.

Zip Codes
Public School Choice
In our continuing series, NEA Today visits three non-traditional schools that are redefining the notion of public school choice.


NEAToday.org

Report: Teachers Spend $37 Every Month to Help Feed Hungry Students

‘I Was a Bad Teacher’: Five Months In a Corporate School Reform Nightmare

‘Drill and Kill’ Testing Scrutinized at 2013 Education Nation Summit

No More Help With Homework

Teachers Win Fight For More Planning Time


ESP

Extra Credit

This is Your Association

What’s on Your Mind

What I’ve Learned

Why I’m a Member 

Works4Me


Resources

NEA Foundation Grants

NEA Foundation Courses

Health Information Network

NEA Student Program

NEA-Retired

Reading Rockets

Exploring Space Through Math

 

 

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