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Show and Tell: Representatives Invited to Classrooms
posted by: Colin | April 13, 2011, 01:45 pm   

>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:


It's pretty obvious why Mr. Kevin Grover is Maine's teacher of the year for 2010. He dreams big and then he gets to work.
 
Teachers Crossing State Lines for Jobs
posted by: Colin | April 12, 2011, 01:45 pm   

Slashed budgets and threats of teacher lay-offs have been dominating headlines in most states. The economic climate and labor battles have had an obvious effect on teachers across the country; however, not much has been said about the thousands of teachers who leave these states for teaching jobs in bordering states often times in search of higher pay or choice in membership affiliation.
 
Union Legislation National Developments
posted by: Colin | April 11, 2011, 01:45 pm   

Beginning in Wisconsin, legislation aimed at curbing union power, advancing education reform policy, and ending forced unionism has spread across the country. Currently states in every part of the country are in various stages of passing their own laws as the protests and debates rage on. The national unions and their state counterparts are on the defensive, organizing large ballot initiative campaigns and considering increasing their dues to pay for their efforts to preserve their monopolies. Make sure to follow the news in your state by reading AAE's daily blog posts.
 
Budget Cuts Threaten the Next Generation of Educators
posted by: Megan | April 07, 2011, 09:36 pm   

 

President Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan have often mentioned that the cornerstone of their education agenda is their focus on recruiting America's best and brightest young people to a career in teaching. With programs like the TEACH campaign, the Obama administration realizes that we are at a crossroads with our teacher workforce, as the majority of American teachers will be retiring in the next ten years. Unfortunately due to unprecedented budget shortfalls and the threat of layoffs, experts are warning that college students will be less likely to pursue a career in teaching for fear of uncertainty in the profession.

 
Professional Development That Takes You to Another World, Almost
posted by: Colin | April 07, 2011, 01:45 pm   


>> Originally posted by Jill on the AAE Blog:

My decision to travel outside of the United States as a twenty-year old quickly became a time to observe what education looked like throughout the world. On every trip or study abroad experience I did my best to experience education in the country being visited. And upon my return from every trip I realized just how much the experience broadened my horizons (pardon the cliche) and helped me develop many content-rich lesson plans that intrigued my students.

 
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