Q&A with the Texas Homeless Education Office

ATPE talked to the Texas Homeless Education Office about the challenges of educating homeless students in Texas public schools and what teachers can do to help.

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7 Tips for Maintaining a Happy, Healthy Life While Working in the Classroom

From teaching reading skills to keeping students from getting too rowdy to making lessons plans, teaching is more than a full-time job. This might mean you don’t feel as though you have the time to prioritize your personal health and nutrition. But for your students to thrive, you have to thrive, too!

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Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News

The Winter 2016 edition of our award-winning ATPE News is now available online now.

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Planning Your Winter Vacation? Don’t Forget These ATPE Travel Discounts

Are you planning your winter break travels now? Don’t forget to take advantage of your ATPE travel discounts!

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ATPE Staff Spotlight

ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from our staff members. Today’s post features Staff Attorney Judd Gibson.

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Priorities for the 85th Texas Legislature

The 85th Texas Legislature convenes Jan. 10, 2017. For 140 days, lawmakers will debate thousands of bills, including many dealing with public education.

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Flexible Seating

Have you tried flexible seating in your classroom yet? ATPE members weigh in on flexible seating and discuss how they’ve addressed problems in their classrooms.

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Member Q&A: Laura Herrera

In college, I developed a love for geography, places, and travelling. I wanted to be able to impart that love to others, so I decided to become a social studies teacher. What better way to share experiences and history of places around the world than to teach about them?

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Navigating the T-TESS, Part 3

Need help navigating Texas’s new teacher appraisal system? ATPE is here to help! We are happy to present this series of practical tips to help you prepare for the T-TESS.

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Surprise! They Don’t Care!

Veteran educator Kay Deckerhoff shares five tips for engaging indifferent students, and explains how she keeps a positive attitude in the classroom, even when students don’t.

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