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Best of Works4Me: Read Across America

Are you planning any reading celebrations in March? Check out our teaching ideas and tips gathered from educators over the years. And find more at the NEA Read Across America site.

Soocial Studies

St. Patrick's Day Fun

Nancy Claggett

Ms. Claggett's class always has a great St. Patty's Day studying Ireland, folklore, history, geography and St. Patrick, of course. See how she makes a Social Studies unit lots of fun. 

student health

Keeping a Germ-Free Classroom

Lynn Cashell, a teacher in Springfield, Pennsylvania

'Tis the season for coughs and sneezes and nose-wiping and all kinds of ick.  Keep your students - and yourself - as healthy as possible with these thoughtful tips that work for Ms. Cashell.   


Welcoming New Students Mid-Year

From Lynn Cashell, a teacher in Pennsylvania

Being the "new kid" can be overwhelming. This educator's tip can help make the transition smooth and rewarding for your entire classroom.


NEA edCommunities

NEA's edCommunities is a place where teachers, parents, school support professionals, and community members share ideas and resources to improve student success. It is free and open to all!