Below are a links and resources that might prove helpful to teachers.
American Federation of Teachers. The American Federation of Teachers is a union of professionals that champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for our students, their families and our communities. We are committed to advancing these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through the work our members do.
National Association for Gifted Children. NAGC staff and leaders support and develop policies and practices that encourage and respond to the diverse expressions of gifts and talents in children and youth from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. NAGC supports and engages in research and development, staff development, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with other organizations and agencies who strive to improve the quality of education for all students. – See more at: http://www.nagc.org/about-nagc/who-we-are#sthash.3n7rR50s.dpuf
National Catholic Education Association. The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) is a voluntary association of educators and institutions. The Association’s structure is based on a departmental arrangement whereby member institutions hold Association membership through one of the constitutive departments.
National Education Association. The National Education Association (NEA), the nation’s largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.
ASCD. ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. ASCD’s innovative solutions promote the success of each child.
eCampus News eCampus News covers education technology in all its aspects–from legislation and litigation, to case studies, to purchasing practices and new products.
Edudemic. A vast collection of resources for teachers and students.
Edutopia. Whether you’re a teacher, a parent, an administrator, a student or any one of the other millions of visitors to our website and social media spaces each month, you are an essential part of our community, and we’re glad you’re here.
edWeb.net. edWeb.net is a highly-acclaimed professional social and learning network that has become a vibrant online community for exceptional educators, decision-makers, and influencers who are on the leading edge of innovation in education.
eSchool Media The eSchool Media family of networks serves ed-tech decision makers throughout the world, primarily in the United States and Canada.
eSchool News. Connects you to all the latest news, information, and resources on how today’s educators are using technology to advance learning.
eSchool News. A special section of eSchool News geared for Administrators.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Common Core. The US Bishops website prepared a list of FAQ concerning the Common Core and its potential impact on Catholic education.
The Teacher’s Guide to the Library of Congress. The U.S. Library of Congress has just swooped in and unveiled an enormous new (and free!) resource that’s all about the Common Core. It’s located at http://www.loc.gov/teachers and worth checking out.
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