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  • A Student-Curated Reading List to Combat Learning Loss

    With the holidays just around the corner, most teachers are gearing up for some time off and some much needed rest and relaxation. While these breaks can a wonderful time to re-charge for both teachers and students, sometimes progress made throughout the semester can be lost. For example, in 2015,...
  • 5 Strategies to Help Shy Students Succeed in Classroom Discussions

    In my early years of teaching, I spent much of my time and energy focused on classroom management. Included in this was teaching students how to have a productive classroom discussion. I would plan mini-lessons about appropriate interjections, how to respond to someone who disagrees with your viewpoint (without...
  • NJEA answers to members – and no one else

    New Jersey Governor-Elect Phil Murphy, is promising to push back against President Donald Trump’s administration. The Democrat promised to stand firm against what he called “an assault on American values and our constitution.” Read the source article at Latest South Jersey News...
  • The Case of the Shrinking Education Department

    This year has been challenging for teachers for a myriad of reasons. Research shows stress, PTSD, and mental/emotional health issues are running rampant for teachers around the country. Faced with the Trump Effect, many teachers are not only faced with the stresses and fears of students, but with their...
  • NJEA “greatly diminished” after failed bid to oust Steve Sweeney, experts say | Education

    Buy Now Senate President Steve Sweeney takes a tour of the $220 million DEVCO Gateway redevelopment project in Atlantic City, which includes a new campus for Stockton University and a new South Jersey Gas headquarters at the site of Atlantic City High School. Wednesday October 26, 2016. Read the...
  • What Can Higher Ed Learn from Precision Medicine?

    First, it was about access. Then completion. Now, it’s about wellness. Over the last few decades, discussions in higher-education reform have evolved from the concept of getting as many students through the doors of colleges, to making sure they complete their intended pathways. Now, the conversation appears to be...
  • Dining Out in Atlantic City on a NJ Teacher Budget

    If you’re heading down to Atlantic City this month for the NJEA Convention, you’re most likely a teacher. And if you are a teacher, you’re probably not heading into town armed with a big expense account and some high roller comps at the casino. You want to have some...
  • Top 10 NJEA 2017 Convention Highlights

    Planning Your 2017 NJEA Convention Schedule? Here are the top attractions. There is so much to do at the NJEA Convention that it can be overwhelming, so it’s important to plan out your itinerary. You can’t do everything, so choose wisely. Whether you’re looking to rack up some good...
  • UNICEF Gives Students A Chance to Be Scary Generous This Halloween

    UNICEF is helping kids be scary generous this Halloween. The charitable organization is currently running a Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign. Kids can register online, and receive a special UNICEF Trick-or-Treat box which they can use to collect money from family, friends, and neighbors in order to raise money for...
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