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Who Are We

As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



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Making Math Emotionally Satisfying

It’s no huge secret that many of our students continue to struggle with anxiety when it comes to math. Math is the one subject that many students feel they’re just not good at and are likely to view as something they can’t learn or is beyond their skill, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Five Facts for National Kindergarten Day

Today is National Kindergarten Day and ASTA is saluting all of our members that teach kindergarten. Kindergarten is perhaps the most transformational year in a child’s life and, providing a bridge from early childhood to school age, is a grade that is unique to itself. So today, we celebrate kindergarten and kindergarten teachers with five facts you may not otherwise have known:

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10 Best Documentaries for Teaching Mathematics

We’re finishing our series on documentaries for the classroom with math. While some might not automatically put math and documentary together, we’re able to recommend the following list. Also, don’t forget to check out our previous entries for social studies, science, and English/Language Arts on our blog already.

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