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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 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!



  • Weekly News Round-Up for October 4th

    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: charter laws, armed teachers, strikes, and more!



  • Weekly News Round-Up for September 27th

    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: Cyberattacks, the latest in Little Rock, child arrests, and more!



  • Shrinking Recess Part 4: Physical Health & Ability

    Today we present the fourth installment in our blog series, Shrinking Recess. In today’s installment, we list the ways that recess can affect the physical 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 September 20th

    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: Climate protests, football safety, growing graduation, and more.



  • Shrinking Recess Part 3: Social & Emotional Development

     

    Guest Post by Arthur Grant


    Today we present the third installment in our blog series, Shrinking Recess. In today’s installment, we list the ways that recess can affect the social and emotional development 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 on social and emotional development.



  • Weekly News Round-Up for September 13th

    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: charter pushback, vaping, 9/11's anniversary, and more.



  • Educator Brings the Universe into His Classroom with AAE Scholarship

    Science Education has always held the promise of broadening our students’ imaginations and for opening them up to the possibilities of the world around them. It is in this spirit that AAE awarded a Teacher Scholarship to Thomas Bulman this past spring.



  • Shrinking Recess Part 2: Cognitive & Academic Achievement

    Guest Post by Arthur Grant


    Today we present the second installment in our blog series, Shrinking Recess. In today’s installment, we list the ways that recess can affect the cognitive and academic achievement 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 four effects that Recess has on cognitive and academic achievement.