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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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CNN's School-led Zero Plastic Lunch Initiative on World Oceans Day

posted by Melissa | May 22, 2018, 02:49 pm


On June 8, CNN is asking students around the world to celebrate World Oceans Day with a Zero Plastic Lunch -- a lunch with no single-use plastics. Schools and students then share photos of their lunches, and videos explaining what changes they made to their lunch, with CNN on social media and email.

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Weekly News Round-Up for May 18th

posted by Melissa | May 18, 2018, 12:18 pm


Each week, AAE brings its members a round-up of what’s happening in education. From big, eye-catching headlines to the stories most papers overlook, we find the news our members really want to see. This week, we’re following the tragic news coming out of Texas, along with other news.

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The Value in Cultivating Grit

posted by Melissa | May 17, 2018, 03:11 pm


This week, we have a guest post by AAE member Jillian Smart.


In January, I posted a blog on my own site about confidence-building strategies. The take-home points are that we (1) value mistakes and model healthy responses to failure, (2) encourage learners to focus on what they can do, and (3) maximize critical thinking opportunities.

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