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Communicate with Students Through Technology

Learn some creative ways to use technology to meet learners’ needs.

Take Your Class Outside

Tiptoe through the tulips with your students - without trampling your curriculum standards. How having class outside can actually improve student behavior!

Keeping Students Accountable

Tired of excuses? Try these strategies for keeping students accountable for their success.

Social Media Made Simple

Strategies to help you bring new media into your classroom quickly and effectively. (Plus 10 good sites to use.)

The Workplace Matters: Teacher Quality, Retention, and Effectiveness

Strategies to retain more teachers through improvements in workplace conditions, particularly at hard-to-staff schools.

Professional Community and Professional Development in the Learning-Centered School

Judith Warren Little offers a strategic overview of best practices at the school level in professional development.

Diversity Toolkit: Class and Income

Class and income differences lead to differences in school funding, which results in differences in school quality and, ultimately, in student learning. Consider the main issues and examine the strategies.

Diversity Toolkit Introduction

NEA resources on how our differences can enrich our schools and everyone.

Research Spotlight on Parental Involvement in Education

When schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to do better in school, stay in school longer, and like school more.” That’s the conclusion of A New Wave of Evidence, a report from SEDL.

Safe Schools for Everyone: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Students

NEA's commitment to addressing the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered students plus information and resources for educators to create great schools for every child.

Diversity Toolkit: Race and Ethnicity

Teaching about race and racism in the United States is a complex and emotional process.

Diversity Toolkit: Social Justice

Social justice refers to a concept in which equity or justice is achieved in every aspect of society rather than in only some aspects or for some people. The main issues are explored and strategies are presented.

Diversity Toolkit: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

GLBT individuals still face discrimination and intolerance based on pervasive stereotypes and myths about GLBT people. To address GLBT issues effectively, review the main issues and consider taking one or more of the following strategies.

Diversity Toolkit: Gender

Disparities exist between boys and girls in achievement and graduation. Stereotypes and bias may inform how boys and girls are taught. Explore the main issues and examine the strategies.

Diversity Toolkit: English Language Learners (ELLs)

Achievement gaps between ELLs and non-ELL students are deeply rooted, pervasive, complex, and challenging for educators. Consider the main issues and review the strategies that could close the gaps.

Diversity Toolkit: Cultural Competence for Educators

Cultural competence is the ability to successfully teach students who come from a culture or cultures other than our own. Examine the main issues and consider the strategies.

NEA Foundation Courses Helping Educators Become School Leaders

Building leadership, teacher-led professional growth, and laying the groundwork for transformative and positive union-district collaboration are critical components for a successful school district.

2011 C.A.R.E. Guide: Strategies for Closing the Achievement Gaps

The 2011 C.A.R.E. Guide provides research and practice tips to help educators improve the learning experiences of culturally diverse students and students from low-income families.

Service Learning Resources

Our Service Learning Resources can help your students become civic superstars.

Cure Winter Doldrums with In-Class Exercise

The initial burst of energy following the winter break has run its course, and your students are feeling somewhat…unfocused. How to snap them out of it and regain that learning momentum? Try exercise.

2010 Kids Count Special Report: Early Warning! Why Reading by the End of Third Grade Matters

Strategies that can help curb high school dropout rates, increase the number of students graduating from college, and prepare them to compete in an ever-evolving global economy.

Second Hand Secrets

A strategy to help children and young adults develop an understanding of the health risks associated with second hand smoke.

Partnership Calls on Congress to Help Prevent Bullying

July 2007 - NEA is among nearly 30 leading education, health, civil rights, law enforcement, youth development, and other groups calling on Congress to take action to prevent bullying and harassment in schools.

Live, Online Professional Development for NEA Members

NEA Member Benefits and Tutor.com join forces to provide live, online professional development to NEA Members. Teachers will have unlimited access to experienced coaches in a private online environment that includes text-chat and VOIP.

Ask the Expert

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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