California Educator

August / September 2018

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MAGAZINE DIGITAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MEMBER BENEFITS MOTIVATING STUDENTS Educators offer up fresh ways to spark kids' interest and enthusiasm. PAGE 20 TIPS FROM THE PROS Master teaching with these insider insights. PAGE 36 AUTHOR! AUTHOR! How teacher Tonya McQuade has helped over 600 students get published — at no cost. PAGE 52 podcast/16 RULES & ROUTINES Give yourself more time to teach by setting and teaching expectations. PAGE 42 TO YOUR HEALTH Sleep, eat, move, breathe, dream. Make a commitment to self-care and wellness. PAGE 68 INSTAGRAM STORIES A new feature lets you cre- ate engaging content and connect with your audience. PAGE 15 #REDFORED Fight for our students and advocate for change. PAGE 11 SCREEN TIME One teacher 's way of keeping students focused while on their devices. PAGE 57 teaching-tools #UNIONSTRONG CTA and its labor partners promote fairness and equality for working men and women and their families. Stand with us. PAGE 48 YOUR YEAR IN TRAINING See all the workshops and conferences CTA has in store for you in the coming months. PAGE 9 THE BUDDY PROGRAM New educators have a friend, and a supportive resource, at Liberty Education Associa- tion. PAGE 60 CCA FALL CONFERENCE Join the Community College Association's focus on mem- ber accomplishment and engagement. In San Jose, Oct. 12-14. GLBT ISSUES CONFERENCE Plan now to get involved, Dec. 7-9, in Palm Springs. DID WE SAY DISNEY? Thanks to Access to Savings, discounts are back! PAGE 10 access EAT, DRINK AND BE MERRY Access also has deals on din- ing, travel, clothing and more. Start saving today. PAGE 35 access NEW HIRES: INSURANCE DEALS Newly hired members can get disability and life insur- ance without question — but apply before the deadline. PAGE 65 cta/newhire DISASTER RELIEF FOR YOU Affected by the wildfires? CTA's Disaster Relief Fund is here to help. PAGE 59 W H A T ' S H A P P E N I N G N O W #We AreCTA OUR VOICE, OUR UNION, OUR PROFESSION ABOVE: CTA's 2018 Summer Institute featured a new Member Engagement Strand, whose participants organized a 5K Fun Run for colleagues. Everyone agreed: Crossing the finish line was sweet. See more at #CTASI. A U G U S T / S E P T E M B E R 2 018 V O L U M E 2 3 I S S U E 1 1 August / September 2018

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