Happy winter solstice! These lessons, activities, and other resources will help develop an understanding of the mechanisms that bring about seasonal change and how animals have adapted to them.
On November 11, we honor the wartime service and sacrifice of men and women in the armed forces. Originally proclaimed Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the end of World War I, it was renamed Veterans Day in 1954 to include American veterans of all wars.
The following lessons, activities, games, and resources will help your students celebrate service men and women past and present.
The nation woke up this morning to the horrific news of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history during a concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. As the news streams in and images flash across screens, children can’t escape the disturbing scenes. Many will be scared and confused.
Click here for advice from NEA and the National Association of School Psychologists for talking to your students about violence and other national tragedies.
San Miguel de Gualdape was the first European settlement in what is now the United States. It was founded in Georgia in 1526, 81 years before Jamestown. St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565 and is the oldest city in the United States. Hispanic Americans have been making contributions to life in the U.S. ever since.
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month, which takes place September 15 – October 15, with the following lessons, activities, videos, and more.
Labor Day weekend is a great opportunity to enjoy end-of-summer activities and visit with family and friends, but it’s also an important time to remember why unions are so vital.
Below are some Labor Resources to help you and your students learn more about our working men and women.
Our students will be back in school in a few short weeks and some will have questions and anxiety about what happened in Charlottesville. Here are some resources for responding to incidents of hateful words, actions, and images and making sure your students feel welcome, supported, and valued. Read more
Works4Me is a free biweekly e-newsletter from NEA, showcasing practical classroom tips written by the readers themselves. For over 10 years NEA has been gathering great ideas from educators like you.
Here are 21 of the best back-to-school-themed teaching tips gathered over the years. Read more
Your students create amazing works of art–why not let a wider audience enjoy them? CEA headquarters in Hartford proudly displays student artwork on a monthly rotating basis, and we invite your school to create our next display.
Our artwork display area is 4′ high by 18′ wide and can easily accommodate 8-10 large works or 15-20 small or medium pieces. If possible, we ask that student artwork be matted, preferably in a color other than white or off-white, which is the background for the display. Read more