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Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) provides teacher liability insurance, legal services, and caring support without paying for controversial political agendas. Partnered with the Association of American Educators, NWPE advances teacher choice in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon by providing an inexpensive, nonpartisan teacher union alternative that saves teachers, paraprofessionals and principals hundreds of dollars per year. Let the fastest-growing nonunion teacher association in our region protect your career, your reputation, and your future. Join now for twice the liability insurance of the teachers union, guaranteed legal services, and classroom support benefiting academic professionals!



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5 STEM Toys for the Elementary Classroom

posted by Melissa | March 22, 2017, 09:25 am


If we want to prepare students for the 21st century, we need to get them interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics), and while good lesson planning will play a part in giving them the knowledge that they need and igniting interest, perhaps more important is what students do in their own time. Play gives students a chance to explore and create without the limits of a formal lesson, and more closely mimics the type of experimenting done by scientists and engineers. To encourage STEM play, teachers should consider having these toys in their classroom.

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10 Best Documentaries for Teaching Science

posted by Melissa | March 16, 2017, 08:39 am


We’re starting a series this week on documentary films. While teachers are encouraged to make lessons engaging and active to help with retention, the fact remains that there are just some topics that a single teacher can’t adequately explain. Sometimes, students need to see something to understand it and documentaries give students that opportunity when it might otherwise be impossible. Also, don’t underestimate the power of a team of professional writers when it comes to breaking down complex topics into something both understandable and fascinating.

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Rethinking Recess

posted by Melissa | March 10, 2017, 04:14 pm


There are a lot of issues that arise during the school day which teachers and administrators need to think seriously about. Few people consider recess to be one of them; however, Playworks is asking educators to do just that.

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