Are you overwhelmed? You've come to the right place! Here you can grab a lesson plan; exchange classroom tips; join an online community; improve your skills and knowledge; fund a project for your students; plan your Read Across America celebration; and get help with your first year of teaching.
Instant lesson plans
Stumped for a lesson plan? We can help. In addition to featured, calendar-based lesson plans, you can search by topic through the archives.
Works4Me offers hundreds of archived ideas for your classroom, searchable by keyword.
Websites for teaching and learning
Websites for classroom resources or your own professional development.
Celebrate and promote reading
NEA’s Read Across America is a national celebration of reading that takes place each year on or near March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Plan your local celebration now!
Join our online community
Exchange ideas, ask for advice, and share resources with more than 4,000 of your colleagues.
Online learning: you choose the topic and the time
Online learning for your life through the NEA Academy: It's quality professional development on your terms in real time.
Make your dream come true with an NEA Foundation grant
The NEA Foundation offers Learning & Leadership Grants and Student Achievement Grants -- $2000 for individuals, $5000 for group projects. Many TSTA members have funded projects for their students and for their own professional development through this great resource.
Get help managing your classroom
Read classroom managerment tips, connect with your peers, and ask questions of a classroom expert at this site.
Are you a first-year teacher?
Get a great start on your new career with our links and resources for first-year teachers.
Find links to state agencies and governing boards, accountability, certification, and more here.
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Teacher Survival Tips
Your fellow members have shared hundreds of ideas for the classroom. Search through the archives or submit your own tips.Read More