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Best of Works 4 Me: Halloween Activities

Editors' picks from NEA's Works4Me E-Newsletter.

motivating students

Encouraging Students Who Refuse to Work

Tips from NEA Educators across the country

By now you've encountered students who refuse to do work. It's not hopeless -- you can reach them. We've gathered some tips from veteran educators. Here's what they want you to know.

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Dealing With Chatterboxes and Clowns

By The Worker Bees

What’s behind all the chatter and clowning around in your classroom? Here are some ways you can help students rein in inappropriate behavior and focus on schoolwork.

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Engaging Parents Who Don’t Speak English

From Nicole, ELL and Spanish/English immersion teacher

Ms. Nicole doesn’t let language barriers get in the way of fostering good communication with parents. Learn how she adapts proven parent engagement strategies for non-native speakers.

NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!