Civics education is back

Helping students fulfill their role as citizens in a democracy By Arlene Gardner Creating citizens with the knowledge, skills and disposition to participate in a democratic society is the very…

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Building the future in Hammonton High School’s woodshop

By Kathryn Coulibaly As you enter Hammonton High School, Rick Cote’s woodworking classroom is directly across from the main office. Kept painstakingly neat by students who sweep and sanitize after…

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Taking Action

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events, such as parental separation, violence, abuse or neglect, that occur during childhood. Experiencing multiple or chronic ACEs may lead to toxic stress,…

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NJREA celebrates 100 years of service, activism, excellence

The New Jersey Retirees’ Education Association (NJREA) has long been called the “daytime face of NJEA.” NJREA members are available to take on tasks and responsibilities during the workday while…

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Building connections with students

By Margo Greenbaum I believe that the majority of people who want to become teachers were inspired by teachers—either to be exactly like a certain teacher or to be the…

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Read more about the article Irvington Pride feeds minds, bodies and souls
The Irvington Education Association and Life Endeavors, the school district’s community-based instruction program, partnered in November for a food distribution and vaccination event.

Irvington Pride feeds minds, bodies and souls

By Lauren Greenfield What’s better than helping the community you work in? Combining it with teachable moments for your students! On Nov. 20, 2021, the Irvington Education Association (IEA) held…

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Winnie Wednesdays in Barnegat Schools

By Michele Cucinotta, DFC Coordinator, Barnegat Schools Our therapy dog program began with a shitzhu named Tink at the Lillian M. Dunfee Elementary School in 2016. Tink was used for…

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The Traveling Teacher

By Dennis Dagounis, 2021-22 Union County Teacher of the Year, Roselle Park High School Before the pandemic, my wife and I enjoyed traveling, and we plan to continue our adventures…

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