The Every Student Succeeds Act is an opportunity to look at what works when it comes to improving teaching and learning.
Now that No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is no longer the law of the land, education policymakers at all levels are talking about the importance of a fresh start. The Every Student Succeeds Act—NCLB’s successor—is more than a new name for the law. It’s an opportunity to rethink how educators and school leaders can work together to improve student learning,
2015 Global Learning Fellow and chemistry/physics/alternative education teacher
Bayfield High School in Bayfield, Wisconsin
This blog features the global-themed lesson plan initiatives of Richard Erickson, a 2015 alumnus of the NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellows program. Richard and his cohort participated in a year-long supported learning experience on the VIF
Kristen Shannon serves as Innovation Assistant at the NEA Foundation, where she helps prepare our Global Learning Fellows for their year-long professional development experience and supports STEM-related projects. Kristen has studied in South Africa
First grade teacher Diane Ward applies her NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grant to rethink math class. Ward and her grant co-applicant, Laurel Donley, who both teach at Clearmount Elementary School in North Canton, Ohio, set up stations with
Next Friday, more than 850 people will gather in Washington, D.C., to honor and celebrate 42 award-winning public school educators at the NEA Foundation’s annual Salute to Excellence in Education Gala.
We know we’re a few weeks into 2016 already, but we’re in a nostalgic mood (mostly for summer), and we wanted to share with you some of our favorite NEA Foundation blog posts from 2015. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do!