TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
Volume 4 Number 8
COVER STORY
New teacher induction . . . what does that have to do with me, a veteran educator?
It Takes a Community
to Induct a Teacher
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COLUMNS
August Columns
ARTICLES
August Articles
REGULAR FEATURES
August Regular Features
FYI
August Informational Items
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Also in this issue:

COLUMNS
How to Start a Lesson Plan Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Business: A Poor Model for Learning Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
A "To Do" List for the New School Year 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Bridging the Gap Between School and Home - Using Children's Literature Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell
Speak with Poise, Power and Pizzazz!!! Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
It Takes a Community to Induct a Teacher Teachers As Learners by Hal Portner
There's A Book Inside of You! - You Have To Think Out of Both Sides of Your Brain eBook Authoring by Glenn F. Dietzel
Ginny's List for Going Back to School The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Why Do Children Naturally Like Computer Class? Ed-Tech Talk by Dr. Rob Reilly
Back to School Sites The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
 
REGULAR FEATURES
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Featured School
Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
The Fire of Drift-Wood by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Boys to Men
  • Bad News For School Year 2003-2004
  • Georgia's NCLB Head-Tricks
  • Teacher Jokes
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    Fun with Food: Hola Jalapeno from the Lesson Bank
    PRINTABLES
  • Birthday Cards
  • Moose Book Cover and Labels
  • Teddy Bear ABC Chant
  • Reading Log
  • Popcorn Words
  • More Popcorn Words
  • Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    TEACHER INSPIRATION
    "Teacher, You Touched My Life" by anonymous
    ON-SITE INSIGHTS
    Making Life Easier in the Classroom from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Teaching Positive Attitude Toward Math by Roger Fuller

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    Hal Portner
    It Takes a Community to Induct a Teacher

    In a healthy community, people help each other grow. Collegial support of induction and professional growth of beginning teachers is a hallmark of a healthy education community...

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    Harry & Rosemary Wong
    How to Start a Lesson Plan

    What do you do if a district does not have a curriculum guide for your grade level or subject? How do you write a lesson plan? What are the steps in creating a good assignment?...

    Dr. Marvin Marshall
    Business: A Poor Model for Learning

    Using a business model for learning is a practice which has been described by the comic strip character Dagwood Bumstead: "You know, that makes a lot of sense if you don't think about it."...

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    Dr. Joe A. Martin
    When the Teacher Becomes the Student

    Regardless of how good or important the subject matter is, if no one is listening, then no one is learning. Students hold the keys to your success...

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    from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Tips for Nervous New Teacher

    Teachers respond when a newly hired teacher posts, "How do I plan? prepare? Heck, someone please just tell me what I should be doing!"...

    Vanessa Levin
    Journal Writing in Pre-K

    How, when, why should pre-k students participate in journal writing? The answers from a veteran pre-k teacher...

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    from the National Association for the Education of Young Children
    Early Years Are Learning Years
    What to Do About Biters

    Why young children bite, and how to deter this aggressive behavior and teach them positive ways to handle their feelings...

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    Ginny Hoover

    Ginny's List for Going Back to School

    This month Ginny lists the supplies you'll need for opening the classroom, and oodles of free resources for all grade levels...

    Barbara Gruber
    &
    Sue Gruber

    Speak with Poise, Power and Pizzazz!!!

    If you're the type of person who dreads speaking to a roomful of adults, then back-to-school night presentations can be the stuff of nightmares! Here are tips for what to say, and what not to say...

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    Members of the Teachers.Net Community
    Classroom Photos

    Tour a 3rd grade classroom while learning about its organization and operation...

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    from the Science Teachers' Chatboard
    Creation vs. Evolution - How Do Teachers Respond?

    High School teachers offer the voice of experience for when students ask about creation vs. evolution...

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    Printables

    NEW! Printable birthday cards, designed exclusively for Teachers.Net by artist Georgia Hedrick


    Also in this issue:

    ARTICLES
    When the Teacher Becomes the Student by Joe A. Martin, Ed.D.
    Treating All Students With Dignity by Laura Dombrosky
    Working with Emotionally Disabled Students by Susan Rismiller
    Considering Writer's Workshop by Judy Mazur
    Create Language Arts Success at Every Grade Level By Using TEACH Observe Publish by Jacqueline Rhoades
    Teacher Resource Book Reviews from the Teachers.Net Community
    Creation vs. Evolution - How Do Teachers Respond? from the Science Teachers' Chatboard
    Common Mistakes Made by New Teachers from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Tips for Nervous New Teacher from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Math & Literacy Learning Centers for Upper Grades from the Teachers.Net Learning Centers Chatboard
    Weekly Tests by P R Guruprasad
    Editor's epicks for August by Kathleen Alape Carpenter
    Journal Writing in Pre-K by Vanessa Levin
    Beginning of School Letter from the Teachers.Net Early Childhood Mailring
    The Kindergarten Center by Kathleen Carpenter
    What to Do About Biters from National Association for the Education of Young Children
    Batik - Lesson & Rubric for Grades 10-12 by Carolann Tebbetts
    Healthy Living Tips from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Create the Sounds of a Thunderstorm in the Classroom submitted by Virginia in Idaho
    Good Football Fight Music, Cavalcade of Mascots Site, Football Organizations Online from the High School Chatboard
     
    FYI
    New Educational Talking Action Figure Depicts U.S. President, G. W. Bush doll is first of a series from: Toypresidents, Inc.
    The National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference & Expo from: NAEYC
    New System of Land Management Celebrates Preservation of Natural, National Treasures The Wilderness Society from: The Wilderness Society

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