Your Home Away from Home: Organizing Your Classroom

Tips for Organizing and Decorating from IEA Member Valerie Aker, South Middle School, Nampa [carousel auto=”no” delay=”16000″] [carousel_item src=”http://idahoea.org/wp-content/uploads/Home-Away-from-Home-1.jpeg”][/carousel_item] [carousel_item src=”http://idahoea.org/wp-content/uploads/Home-Away-from-Home-3.jpeg”][/carousel_item] [carousel_item src=”http://idahoea.org/wp-content/uploads/Home-Away-from-Home-4.jpeg”][/carousel_item] [carousel_item src=”http://idahoea.org/wp-content/uploads/Home-Away-from-Home-8.jpeg”][/carousel_item] [/carousel]   This summer I’m moving my home and moving my classroom.  It’s an interesting experience doing both.  I’m finding a lot in common as I start to set up…

Time Waits for No Teacher

How Can We Get it All Done in the Time We’re Given? Time Management Tips from IEA Member Kylie Christensen, Borah High School Grading, answering e-mails, IEP meetings, staff meetings, collaboration, more grading, parent teacher conferences, after school coaching, club advisories, more grading…the list goes on and on.   As teachers we know all too well…

Updates from RA

Updates by Amy Galloway 7/3/2014 The official opening of the Representative Assembly (RA) of the NEA was exciting and energetic as usual. Many presentations were made by the NEA executive staff. Lily Eskelsen-Garcia, the vice president of the NEA, sang the National Anthem for us while playing guitar. She is a multi-talented woman! Dennis Van…

IEA Updates from the NEA Representative Assembly

Veteran Idaho teacher and IEA member Amy Galloway is sharing her perspective as events unfold this week at the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly in Denver. This event always includes interesting discussion and decisions, and sometimes provides substantial drama. Amy has taught in Idaho for seven years—first in Wallace, and now in the Lakeland School District…