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Social Issues in the Classroom: Early Career Quick NEA Resource Guide

Resources for new career educators that aren't always covered in traditional teacher preparation programs.

How to Evaluate Online Lessons

Online lesson plans and resources in the Internet age can be a burden of riches. How do you know whether you can trust classroom resources found on Pinterest?

Social Media Strategies for Early Career Teachers

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

Time Management Tips for Educators

Every educator knows there just isn't enough time in the day. These tips can bring sanity into teachers’ lives for planning, grading, communication, student behavior, and organization.

School Based Mentor Support Pool Lesson Plan

Providing new teachers with school-based mentoring that is more informal than that which is provided through a more traditional mentoring role

Best of Works 4 Me: Grading

These teaching tips and strategies will help you save time, boost accuracy, and overcome the challenges of grading groups, participation, and effort.

Dreaming of School Gardens?

Forget the polar vortex, it’s time to talk about seeds, science, and school gardens

Improving Schools: Why Do You Do What You Do?

Every adult in the school community plays a role in creating, bolstering, reinforcing, and strengthening the school environment.

Back to School Guide

Educator-tested tips, advice, and resources for a successful start to the school year.

Best of Works 4 Me: Routines & Procedures

Here are some Routines & Procedures teaching tips we've gathered over the years to help you create an efficient and productive classroom.

Students Ruin My Good Lesson Plans

Advice from your fellow educators to a frustrated first-year teacher whose problem student is creating a classroom crisis.

Discipline Checklist: Clowning

It's an inappropriate and disruptive attention-getting device, but you can curb the clowning and here's how.

NEA Partners with StoryCorps To Record the Voices of a Generation

Teacher toolkit helps educators encourage students to record stories during the Great Thanksgiving Listen

Lessons à La Cart: Teaching Without a Classroom

Floating teachers have to be extremely organized. Learn their secrets to staying efficient and traveling light.

Try This: The New Parent-Teacher Conference

What’s the secret to getting parents to your parent-teacher conferences? Their kids, for one.

Best of Works4Me: Back to School

21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips we’ve gathered over the years, each one authored a real expert, an educator like you.

Handling Anger

A guest to the discussion boards provided these ideas for helping students let go of their anger.

How To Reflect and Recharge When Things Go Wrong

You planned, you prepared, you knew it was going to be the best yet. But it's not. Now what? A fellow educator lends some sound advice.

Foster Relationships that Help Improve Student Achievement

Building positive relationships with students is essential to the learning process, but getting to know them isn’t always easy. The secret? Help them get to know you first.

The Assimilation of a Student Teacher

A well-laid plan for efficiently integrating a future educator into your classroom.

There's No Place Like Home...Visits

Forging good relationships by meeting parents on their own turf.