The research also shows that three keys to best practice are cultural competency, accomplished teaching, and addressing the demographic changes in the United States.
Discover what the latest research says about your profession. Periodically NEA highlights professional research on one educational topic. Here you’ll find a brief article on the research, with links to related materials.
Six steps very helpful steps to prepare you for a sucessful co-teaching experience.
If you walked into the average public school classroom in the United States, you'd find an equal number of boys and girls. But some experts suggest it may be time for a change
Most schools in the United States operate on the 10-month calendar that was established when America was still an agrarian country. But times have changed and many people propose doing away with this outdated system and moving to year-round education.
Modeling positive behavior helps create a positive environment where students feel safe and cared for and where they can develop behavioral skills.
The community school model allows schools to become centers of the community, where they're open to everyone - all day, every day, evenings, and weekends.
Arts programs are frequently the first to be cut when school budgets are tightened. Preserve them by integrating them across the curriculum.
The Nea Academy offers the best in online continuing education and Master's degrees that will fit your budget, your schedule, and your life.
This online toolkit provides an introduction to the multiple facets of diversity. It offers basic information, a short list of strategies and tools, and suggestions for how to find out more.
RTI is a tiered approach to the early identification and support of students with learning and behavior needs.
NEA Human and Civil Rights' "Safe Zone" poster shows students that their schools are taking a stand against racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism, religious bias, and other forms of bias and discrimination.
An interview with Kevin Jennings, founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Graphic Organizers preteach the main concepts and terms in a text providing students with a mental framework on which to build new knowledge.
DR-TA encourages students to make predictions while they are reading and make new predictions about what they will read next.
A strategy that provides students with instructional support before, during, and after reading.
Concept cards help students learn vocabulary words, their connotations, and how to use those words in original sentences.
Peer tutoring is a term that’s been used to describe a wide array of tutoring arrangements, but most of the research on its success refers to students working in pairs to help one another learn material or practice an academic task.
Jigsaw Sentences is a strategy that encourages students to form complete sentences by piecing together segments of sentences that are written on pieces of paper.
Eight of the biggest challenges you'll face in the new school year and a few strategies on meeting them.
The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) conducts reviews of research on interventions designed to improve the science achievement of K-12 students.
Walden University, an NEA Academy Alliance Partner, is hosting a Womens History Month Speaker Series every Wednesday evening during March.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a framework for designing educational environments that enable all learners to gain knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for learning.
Students create graphic organizers teach students to see how new concepts or new vocabulary words can be defined and related to other concepts and other new words.
A strategy that helps young readers develop phonemic awareness.