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  • Women's History Month Clara Barton

    Women’s History Month: 7 Ideas to Inspire Your Teaching

    Looking for online resources on New Jersey women’s history, or local destinations to visit with your class? Thankfully, there are a multitude of quality resources available for NJ educators to draw upon to develop lesson plans for Women’s History Month this March. Complete lesson plans are also at your...
  • Teachers of NJ: A 32-year Special Ed Veteran Shares Her Scars, Wisdom

    NJ Teachers’ Lounge is excited to continue its Teachers of New Jersey series in 2018. This editorial series is curated by photojournalist, Gregory Andrus, creator of the social media series, Portraits of the Jersey Shore. These stories highlight the joys, struggles, and personal reflections that surround being a teacher....
  • Hands-on, Hydroponic “STEM carts” Come to NJ Classrooms

    Gardening has a whole new look. While outside gardens are always nice, there are new vertical gardens happening inside, without the sun,  and minus the dirt. It’s called hydroponics —  an extremely efficient, sustainable, compact, and successful way to garden. Some are even calling this, the future of gardening....
  • Liberty Science Center

    Liberty Science Center Announces New Programs & Scholarships

    Liberty Science Center has announced a new programs and scholarships for the 2018 school year. In conjunction with the Teachers’ Insurance Plan of NJ, LSC has announced a new Professional Development scholarship, and that the insurance company will be sponsoring their Teacher Preview Days. Liberty Science Center is no...
  • What Should NJ Educators Expect from New Murphy Regime?

    After the gubernatorial inauguration on Tuesday, New Jersey educators might wonder what’s in store for education reform under the leadership of Democrat Phil Murphy. Endorsed by the NJEA, it has been clear since voting season that Murphy has a few specific priorities going forward–most of them in opposition to...
  • Teachers of NJ: The Unique, Gratifying Rewards of Teaching Special Ed

    NJ Teachers’ Lounge is excited to continue its Teachers of New Jersey series in 2018. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the series, it now comes out twice a month. This editorial series is curated by photojournalist, Gregory Andrus, creator of the social media series, Portraits of the Jersey Shore. These stories highlight...
  • Interview: NJ’s Milken Educator Award Winner, Maria DeBruin

    NJ Teachers’ Lounge was lucky  to catch up recently with Maria DeBruin, a Brick, NJ science teacher who was recently awarded the prestigious Milken Educator Award. The award, dubbed the “Oscar of teaching” by Teacher magazine is a $25,000, one-time prize given to early- to mid-career educators in recognition...
  • Teachers of NJ: Third Grade and Me

    NJ Teachers’ Lounge is excited to continue its Teachers of New Jersey series in 2017. Due to the overwhelming popularity of the series, it now comes out twice a month. This editorial series is curated by photojournalist, Gregory Andrus, creator of the social media series, Portraits of the Jersey Shore. These stories highlight...
  • Eddie B

    Eddie B Comedy – An Interview with the Teachers’ Comedian

    Eddie B is a fast-talking teacher, turned comedian. The Houston native gained a wealth of material during his eleven years of teaching public school. The comedian, who performs at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank on December 8, brings a power-packed show filled with jokes about “what teachers...
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