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Northwest Professional Educators (NWPE) provides teacher liability insurance, legal services, and caring support without paying for controversial political agendas. Partnered with the Association of American Educators, NWPE advances teacher choice in Washington, Idaho, and Oregon by providing an inexpensive, nonpartisan teacher union alternative that saves teachers, paraprofessionals and principals hundreds of dollars per year. Let the fastest-growing nonunion teacher association in our region protect your career, your reputation, and your future. Join now for twice the liability insurance of the teachers union, guaranteed legal services, and classroom support benefiting academic professionals!



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Plan Now for Your Summer PD

posted by Melissa | March 28, 2017, 02:46 pm


Summer may seem a long way away, but if you want to spend your summer break perfecting your craft, you need to get started now. The summer months are filled with conferences, workshops, and fellowships that teachers can attend, but most of these require some planning ahead. Many of the most prestigious opportunities for teachers require an application process, and some may require travel or hotel stays.

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10 Best Documentaries for Teaching Social Studies

posted by Melissa | March 24, 2017, 12:53 pm


This week we’re continuing our series on documentaries in the classroom with documentaries for social studies classes. You can find our previous entry on documentaries for science classes on our blog.

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5 STEM Toys for the Elementary Classroom

posted by Melissa | March 22, 2017, 09:25 am


If we want to prepare students for the 21st century, we need to get them interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics), and while good lesson planning will play a part in giving them the knowledge that they need and igniting interest, perhaps more important is what students do in their own time. Play gives students a chance to explore and create without the limits of a formal lesson, and more closely mimics the type of experimenting done by scientists and engineers. To encourage STEM play, teachers should consider having these toys in their classroom.

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