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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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Increasing Empathy in the Classroom

posted by McKenzie | March 22, 2018, 01:18 pm

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Research shows by teaching and increasing empathy among students in your classroom, your classroom’s culture is more positive and your school community is strengthened. Students are more prepared to be leaders in their communities and grow up with the tools to lead more compassionate lives.

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5 Ways to Poll Your Students

posted by Melissa | March 20, 2018, 12:07 pm

Interactivity is one of the keys to a good presentation and keeping students engaged with a lesson, which is probably one reason why you want to toss a poll into a presentation. Polls also provide an excellent way to get some formative assessment back from your students or to tailor your instruction to their needs.

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Weekly News Round-Up for March 16th

posted by Melissa | March 16, 2018, 12:48 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, a school gun incident involves school staff, there’s a nationwide walkout, there’s continued debate over teacher pay, and more

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