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Kids Who Can't Sit Still

By Rebecca Bright

You know it better than anyone: kids hate stitting all day. But did you know that letting them fidget may keep students focused on learning? Read more from educators and medical experts!   

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Discipline Tips from Drama Teachers

By Mary Ellen Flannery

Your classroom is your stage. And the people who know best how to use that stage to command attention and respect have some great tips about classroom management.

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Parental Control

By: Tim Walker

An overbearing parent can make your school year very difficult, but parental involvement is critical to student success. Here's advice to win over the most overzealous parent. 

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.