Posted On: April 11, 2017
15 Tried and True Earth Day Activities for Educators
Many schools and classrooms alike celebrate Earth and recognize our impact on our planet year round by having students participate in recycling teams or planting school gardens. To celebrate this year, here are a few of my favorite Earth Day classroom activities.
Posted On: April 06, 2017
Six Exciting Education Tools from SXSWedu
Technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in the classroom, but unfortunately, educators don’t always have time to research the latest education trends. Don’t worry—your association is here for you! Check out this list of six exciting education tools we saw at SXSWedu.
Posted On: April 03, 2017
Q&A with Megan Marcus of FuelEd
ATPE talks to Megan Marcus, the founder and CEO of FuelEd, a nonprofit that helps educators develop their social emotional skills. Marcus discusses how students’ emotions impact their learning and what teachers can do to improve their relationships with students and help their classrooms run more smoothly.
Posted On: March 30, 2017
Meet Your ATPE State Officers: Byron Hildebrand (State Secretary, Region 20)
ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from your board members. This month’s post is from ATPE State Secretary Byron Hildebrand.
Posted On: March 28, 2017
Texas Teacher Loan Forgiveness Resources
Every teacher knows that a good education isn’t always cheap. If you’re battling student debt, check out these loan forgiveness resources for Texas educators.
Posted On: March 23, 2017
Vouchers Are a Solution in Search of a Problem
Research shows unequivocally that vouchers don’t just fail to make student achievement better; they actually make student achievement demonstrably worse. Vouchers aren’t the civil rights movement of our time; they’re the civil wrongs movement of our time, hurting the children they pretend to help.
Posted On: March 21, 2017
Read the Newest Edition of ATPE News
The Spring 2017 edition of our award-winning magazine is now available online
Posted On: March 16, 2017
Want to Help Change Public Education Headlines? Start by Donating to ATPE-PAC
A donation to ATPE-PAC is an investment in Texas public schools and their students.
Posted On: March 14, 2017
Planning a Science Field Trip? Follow These Six Steps to Make It Unforgettable
Field trips are an exciting way to expose students to new experiences and increase student interest and engagement in science. But they can also be daunting to plan! These six tips will help you plan an unforgettable field trip for your students—with less stress for you!
Posted On: March 09, 2017
Tax Season Is Upon Us
Guest blogger Allison Venuto shares her tax season tips for educators.
© The Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) 2020
All Rights Reserved
No part of this website or blog or any of its contents may be reproduced, copied, modified or adapted, without the prior written consent of the Association of Texas Professional Educators, unless otherwise indicated for stand-alone materials. All requests for content sharing or dissemination may be forwarded to the Communications Director, ATPE at email@example.com