Posted On: November 30, 2016
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.
Posted On: November 29, 2016
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.
Posted On: November 18, 2016
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?
Posted On: November 17, 2016
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.
Posted On: November 15, 2016
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.
Posted On: November 10, 2016
How TRS Invests Your Money
ATPE talked to the Texas Retired Teachers Association about what the Teacher Retirement System does with your money.
Posted On: November 08, 2016
Election Day Is Here
Election Day is here! Vote today to make sure your voice is heard!
Posted On: November 03, 2016
Millionaires in the Classroom Next Door
Teachers are constantly being asked to do more with less. We are asked to lead programs with increasing numbers of students and decreasing funding. We are asked to make do with antiquated technology for another year, yet increase the use of technology. We are asked to work additional hours for very little pay.
Posted On: November 01, 2016
Lessons Learned in the Cafeteria
Our lifetime is a continual learning experience, so why not enjoy the adventure and accept that accidents, messes, stains, and unexpected surprises are going to happen?
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