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?
Posted On: October 27, 2016
ATPE Staff Spotlight
ATPE is proud to bring you this series of posts from our staff members. Today’s post features Senior Graphic Designer Erica Fos.
Posted On: October 26, 2016
Life Insurance for ATPE Members
For ATPE members only. Up to $15,000, $25,000 or $50,000 of life insurance coverage — guaranteed!
Posted On: October 25, 2016
Preparing Students for Life After Graduation
Preparing students for post-graduation success is every educator’s goal. Irving ISD Career and Technical Education Coordinator Gary Schepf shares his experience with college and career readiness and discusses how educators can equip students for job searching in our ever-evolving society.
Posted On: October 20, 2016
Q&A with IT’S TIME TEXAS
ATPE talked to Sara Jefferson, the school program manager at IT’S TIME TEXAS, about how exercise and nutrition affect kids in the classroom and how educators can help their students make healthy choices.
Posted On: October 18, 2016
Have You Met ATPE’s Regional Representatives?
Did you know ATPE has seven dedicated regional representatives who work for our members in their local communities across the state of Texas? Learn more about your regional representatives and how they serve you.
Posted On: October 13, 2016
Navigating the T-TESS, Part 2
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: October 07, 2016
Discussing Politics in Class
As our political system grows ever more divisive, it has become increasingly important to encourage civic mindedness and thoughtful reflection in our students. US government teacher Kim Grosenbacher shares her tips for keeping classroom political conversations civil and improving students’ critical thinking skills.
Posted On: October 04, 2016
Why I Became an Educator
ATPE member Cierra Griffin reflects on her path to teaching.
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