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Advice & Support

Finding Time for Fitness

By Ashley DeVecht

Simple tips to help you make time to eat right, exercise, and work off all that holiday merriment! 

Advice & Support

More (and free) Cool Classroom Apps

by Rebecca Logan, NEA Sr. Writer/Editor

Creative, fun, and free educational online tools being used in classrooms across the nation.

Advice and Support

10 Ideas for Engaging Parents

Edward Graham

Great tips and ideas for communicating and partnering with parents, submitted by educators like you. 

Connect with Your Peers

Students Making Excuses

Oct. 21, 2014

Pat says, “When I tell a student to stop talking, he will reply, "I'm not the only one talking". How do I respond to this student? ”

Oct. 21, 2014

Kate Ortiz says, “It is helpful to make sure that your expectations are clear and students know when they are and aren't supposed to be talking. This clarity needs to include what you consider to be appropriate volume in different situations and what individual volume should sound like during group work.…”

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You can't teach a class that's out of control. But Kate Ortiz, our classroom management expert with more than 30 years of experience, may be able to help. Describe your situation and you’ll have an answer within 24 hours.

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