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The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national nonunion professional teachers association, advancing the profession through teacher advocacy and professional development, as well as promoting excellence in education, so that our members receive the respect, recognition and reward they deserve.

  • This American Life Explores School Shootings

    On October 12, 2018 the radio series This American Life dedicated an entire episode to one of the most persistent challenges today: How we’re preparing for and reacting to school shootings. The show, titled Before the Next One, explored the issue in typical This American Life format by focusing on deeply personal accounts and first-hand experiences and used these stories to explore the various issues surrounding school shootings.



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 19th

    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 look at bus safety, record low math scores, mandatory police interaction training, and more!



  • Where Can You Find Quality Online Resources?

    T.H.E. Journal recently looked at where teachers were getting their standards-based resources. The good news is that more teachers are looking beyond textbooks for materials, mainly by turning to online sources. The bad news is where they’re looking.



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 12th

    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, water safety, questions over a lock down, social media controversies, and more!



  • Surprising Classroom Management Strategies that Work

    Every teacher knows the feeling of trying to get 20 – 30 students all focused and productive. Often, classroom management feels like herding cats - with students being pulled in every direction by the most minor of distractions. It’s no wonder some of the most widely read books for educators are on this topic. Over time, teachers have learned a gazillion deft ways to help students stay focused and on task. While many are common sense, there are also those that seem as though they shouldn’t work, and yet they do!