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.
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.
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.
Reaching today's parents takes creativity and flexibility.
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.
Our Service Learning Resources can help your students become civic superstars.
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.
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.
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.
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 But times have changed and many people propose doing away with this outdated system and moving to year-round education.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)
The princi-P-A-L isn’t your personal friend, but shouldn’t be your enemy, either. Hear from your colleagues on how to create a productive, beneficial relationship with the big office.
Graphic Organizers preteach the main concepts and terms in a text providing students with a mental framework on which to build new knowledge.