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Advice & Support

Best of Works4Me: Motivating Students

Motivate even your most reluctant learners to participate in the classroom experience.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Try This: The New Parent-Teacher Conference

Tried and true advice for making the best of parent conferences: educators innovate to make that venerable tradition work better.


for new teachers

Social Media Strategies for Early Career Teachers

Is connecting with students and parents on social media a good idea?  Here are some dos and don'ts that will help you navigate the fine lines of what is appropriate for educators.

Works 4 Me

Best of Works4Me: Halloween Activities

Works4Me is a free biweekly e-newsletter, showcasing practical classroom tips submitted by the readers themselves. Here are a few of our favorites on Halloween classroom resources.

NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!


Demanding Support for Claims
Reformers have used and abused misinformation, false claims, exaggerations, and even fabrications ito promote reforms such as high-stakes testing, merit pay, charter schools, Value-Added Model (VAM), and Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). Check out these NEA resources to help you demand academic truth.