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The Association of American Educators
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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.

  • Weekly News Round-Up for November 15th

    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 were horrified at hearing about another school shooting.



  • Five Benefits of Social Emotional Learning

    Since the beginning of the profession, teachers have known that it is not possilbe to divorce a student’s academic growth from their personal growth. In the past, this has taken the form of moral education, later followed by character education. Most recently, the attention has been placed on social emotional learning (SEL).



  • Weekly News Round-Up for November 8th

    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: School violence, longer school days, lunch shaming and more!



  • Weekly News Round-Up for November 1st

    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: Strikes, more strikes, lawsuits, and more!



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 25th

    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: Warren’s plan, more lunch shaming, security guard controversy, and more!



  • Part Six: Under Attack: The Current State of Recess

     

    Today we present the sixth installment in our blog series, Shrinking Recess. In today’s installment, look at the current state of recess in our schools. As always, you can read the entire series at Muddy Smiles..



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 18th

    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: Start times, the Chicago strike, bathroom blowback, and more!



  • Shrinking Recess Part 5: Mental Health & Wellbeing

    Today we present the fifth installment in our blog series, Shrinking Recess. In today’s installment, we list the ways that recess can affect the mental health of our students. For each effect that we list, there will also be a key paper that you can read if you wish to learn more. As always, you can read the entire series at Muddy Smiles. Read on below to see the effects that recess has physical health.



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 11th

    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: JUUL, finger guns, Little Rock, and more!