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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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Let's Talk About School Safety

posted by Alana | June 21, 2016, 05:18 pm

Educators fill a critical role when it comes to providing a sense of safety and security to our nation's most vulnerable segment of the population...our children. The dust hasn't yet settled in Orlando and many students are asking questions trying to piece together rationale for why the world can be such a scary, unpredictable place.

Student Teaching: The Cooperating Teacher Series

posted by Alana | June 15, 2016, 07:49 pm

Guest post by Ann Weber


Have you ever hosted or thought about hosting a student teacher in your classroom? It’s a big responsibility to be a cooperating teacher and definitely not a role to be taken lightly! Recall your own student-teaching days and the importance of your own cooperating teacher. Many of you grew abundantly under the tutelage of your mentor while others of you survived despite the limited guidance. What makes the difference in the effectiveness of a cooperating teacher?


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16 Writing Apps for Students & Teachers

posted by Alana | June 10, 2016, 10:46 am


Writing is an essential skill all students should develop regardless of the professions they aspire to pursue. One day, some of your students will be trying to write the best dissertation, and some of them may even depend on writing skills for their paycheck. Whatever path they choose, they will inevitably come across a writing task. That’s why you need to pay close attention to their writingskills, regardless of their current writing level.


Teaching students how to write can be problematic for students that hate writing, so you’ll have to find a way to make this skill attractive to them.


Here are 16 tablet and smartphone apps that will help you do just that…


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